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Garlic Apricot Glazed Chicken Recipe

The tender chicken with garlic-apricot glaze prompts sincere compliments. This is an attractive main dish for a group.—Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 70 min. YIELD:54 servings

Ingredients

  • 9 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds each), cut up
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1 can (49-1/2 ounces) chicken broth, divided
  • 4 jars (12 ounces each) apricot preserves

Directions

  • 1. Place chicken in six greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dishes. Sprinkle with garlic, salt and pepper.
  • 2. Pour about 1 cup broth in each dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes; drain. Bake, uncovered, for 30-40 minutes or until juices run clear.
  • 3. Combine preserves and remaining broth; spoon over chicken. Bake 9-12 minutes longer or until chicken is golden brown and juices run clear. Yield: 54 servings.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.