Apricot Chicken Recipe

Apricot Chicken is a a chicken preparation cooked with apricot puree. Learn how to make/prepare Apricot Chicken by following this easy recipe.
Apricot Chicken Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 1.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Port Wine
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup Dried Apricots
  • 500 gm Boneless Chicken
  • 2 Green Capsicums (thinly sliced)
  • 10 Almonds (blanched & slivered)
  • 10-12 Black peppercorns (crushed)
How to make Apricot Chicken:
  • Take apricots and soak them in hot water for 10 minutes.
  • Drain the water and remove the seeds. Make a puree of half of them.
  • Heat one tablespoon of butter in a pan till it gets melted. Add green capsicum and sauté. Add salt and blanched almond slivers, setting aside some for garnish, and continue to sauté for two to three minutes.
  • Turn off the fire and empty the contents onto a serving plate, spread evenly.
  • Heat the remaining butter, add brown sugar and stir. Add boneless chicken pieces to the above and stir.
  • Then add port wine and mix. Add salt, half the freshly crushed peppercorns and mix.
  • Add apricot puree, whole seeded apricots and a little water and cook till the chicken is done.
  • Now add the remaining crushed peppercorns and stir.
  • Pour over the capsicum-almond layer in the serving plate.
  • Sprinkle some almond slivers and serve immediately.