Chicken boring??? Not with this recipe

I used to think chicken was boring. Dry, flavorless chicken or fried chicken used to be the norm. I have been experimenting with different flavors and cooking techniques, and I haven’t had boring chicken in a long time.

One of my favorite new chicken recipes is a version of Apricot Chicken.  All you need besides the chicken, is some apricot preserves, either catalina or russian dressing, and onion soup mix. I serve this over rice. If  you like a little heat, you can add a drop or two of hot sauce.

Apricot Chicken

6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

1 package dry onion soup mix
1 (10 fluid ounce) bottle Russian-style or Catalina salad dressing
1 cup apricot preserves (I used low sugar apricot preserves)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place the chicken pieces in a 4 quart casserole dish. Mix the soup mix, dressing and jam together, and pour over the chicken.
  3. Cover dish and bake for 1 hour in preheated oven.               
  4. Serve over rice.

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Kathy Harriott

My husband, Mike, and I moved from NJ to Southwest Florida in September 2006. I currently work for the local county Facilities Dept. and fill my free time with crafts, reading and my experiments in the kitchen.

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