AuthorMike EgrieCategory, DifficultyIntermediate
Roasted Chicken Thighs with Apricot
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time14 minsTotal Time24 mins
 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
 2 tsp canola oil
 ½ cup diced dried apricots
 1 large garlic clove, minced
 ½ tsp dried rosemary
 ½ cup dry white wine
 ¼ cup fat-free chicken broth
 1 tsp chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with salt and pepper to taste. In a large ovenproof skillet heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 3 minutes per side or until well browned. Remove from heat.

2

In a small bowl combine apricots, garlic, rosemary, wine and broth; pour over chicken.

3

Place skillet in oven. Bake, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through (165°F). Transfer chicken to a platter. Spoon with cooking juices, sprinkle with cilantro, and serve.

Make it a meal: Serve with a couscous pilaf and Moroccan-spiced carrots.

Culinary: Apricots
Apricots pair well with brown sugar, chocolate, cinnamon, ginger, maple, orange and sherry.

Nutrition: Canola Oil
Canola oil is generally low in saturated fats. Be sure to read the label to make sure. 1 tablespoon of Wesson® Canola Oil yields 1g of saturated fat.

 

Ingredients

 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
 2 tsp canola oil
 ½ cup diced dried apricots
 1 large garlic clove, minced
 ½ tsp dried rosemary
 ½ cup dry white wine
 ¼ cup fat-free chicken broth
 1 tsp chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with salt and pepper to taste. In a large ovenproof skillet heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 3 minutes per side or until well browned. Remove from heat.

2

In a small bowl combine apricots, garlic, rosemary, wine and broth; pour over chicken.

3

Place skillet in oven. Bake, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through (165°F). Transfer chicken to a platter. Spoon with cooking juices, sprinkle with cilantro, and serve.

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Apricot
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