Savory Apricot Chicken with Vegetable Rice

Savory Apricot Chicken with Vegetable Rice


"Chicken thighs simmered in a sweet-savory sauce are served over piping hot rice with veggies."


30 m servings 623 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 623 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 16.7 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 79.7g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 22.6 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 65 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 695 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken thighs until golden brown on both sides. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  2. Combine preserves, soup mix and water in skillet. Bring to a boil; reduce to simmer and cook for 2 minutes. Stir.
  3. Return chicken to skillet. Simmer covered for 8 to 10 minutes turning once halfway through cooking. Serve hot over prepared rice.
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  1. 20 Ratings


Delicious, quick & easy. I used homemade peach jam and put frozen peas with my rice in my rice cooker. The onion soup mix with the sweet fruit was the perfect combination. I can vary this recip...

This is great as it is. Here are my custom suggestions: Add green onions and garlic to the oil after chicken is seared WELL. I added a bit of hot sauce for a kick, dry ginger and a couple dashes...

This recipe was easy and so delicious. It was a bit on the sweet side, but that was a hit with the kids. I only had apricot preserves, so I went with that. All in all, it was a big hit.

This is really good and its fast to make. Not too many ingredients either to complicate things. Its really good how it is but I didnt give it 5 starts because i feel like there is just something...

We loved this recipe. I did make a few changes based on our preferences. I cut the boneless skinless chicken thighs into bite size pieces and used Smuckers "Simply Fruit" Apricot preserves. I...

This was quick, easy, and SO delicious. I used orange preserves that I had on hand, and it was tangy but great.

This was so easy and delicious! After reading the reviews I made the following changes -- I added red pepper flakes, garlic and ginger to the oil before adding the chicken and browing it. Then...

Loved this! My daughter thought it was like a sweet and sour type dish. I used peach preserves and can't believe this would be any better with apricot. Will definitely make this again!

this was really good.