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Chicken Apricot Preserves Recipe
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Chicken Apricot Preserves Recipe

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On busy days, I need a no fuss supper like my apricot chicken. Often I make the sauce ahead of time and use precooked chicken.—Tanya McKay, Wells, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup apricot jam
  • 1 cup Catalina salad dressing
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons onion soup mix

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 264 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 582 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, brown chicken in butter and oil over medium heat for 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Combine the jam, salad dressing and soup mix; pour over chicken.
  2. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until a meat thermometer reaches 170°. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Saucy Apricot Chicken in Country Woman May/June 2005, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 264 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 582 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed May. 1, 2015

"easy to make"

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Reviewed Jan. 18, 2011

"my family favorite!"

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Reviewed Feb. 2, 2010

"I cut it down and made it for two. I also used the Kraft free Catalina dressing and did it in the slow cooker. It was very good."

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