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Apricot Salsa Chicken Recipe

Apricot Salsa Chicken Recipe

In an unusual but tongue-tingling combination, apricots and salsa smother pieces of chicken with a sweet and spicy sauce in this recipe by Grace Yaskovic of Branchville, New Jersey.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) apricot preserves
  • 1/2 cup apricot nectar
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Add chicken; turn to coat. In a skillet, brown chicken in oil; drain. Stir in salsa, preserves and nectar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until sauce thickens and meat juices run clear. Serve over rice. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 293 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 779mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 30, 2011

"This is so easy and one of our favorites."

Reviewed Apr. 2, 2010

"Very tasty. My Husband liked it, and it was easy to make."

Reviewed Jul. 10, 2009

"This recipe is easy and amazingly delicious. My family loved it."

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