Dried Apricot and Orange Chicken

Dried Apricot and Orange Chicken

This dried apricot chicken recipe has great combination of ingredients that gives just the right amount of sweetness to this dish.

Serves: 8

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour



  • Chicken - 3 pounds, quartered
  • Dried apricots - 8 oz (1 1/3 cup), pitted
  • Onion - 1 (small), cut into cubes
  • Potatoes - 2 (medium), halved lengthwise
  • Dried currants - 8 oz (2 cups)
  • Ground ginger - 1 teaspoon
  • Bitter orange marmalade - 1 1/2 cups
  • Fresh orange juice - 1/3 cup
  • Apple juice - 1/3 cup
  • Brown sugar - 1/4 cup
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste



  • Preheat your oven to 375-degrees F.
  • In a large shallow roasting dish, put chicken, skin side up and gently season with salt and pepper.
  • Then evenly sprinkle ginger over chicken.
  • Spread marmalade over chicken. Add onion and potatoes.
  • Pour orange and apple juice into the chicken pan and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Take chicken pan out from the oven. Scatter currants and apricot into the pan around the chicken.
  • Sprinkle brown sugar over chicken and bake for 40 minutes or until chicken is golden -brown, basting frequently.
  • Transfer chicken to a large serving platter. Spoon pan juices and dried fruits over the chicken and serve.


Hope you'll enjoy this recipe. To find the freshest ingredients, don't forget to take a look to our best quality products.