Baked Apricot Chicken

Recipe Ingredients

1 (12 ounce) jar apricot preserves (1 cup) or peach preserves, as desired

1/4 cup lemon juice

2 teaspoons soy sauce

1 cup dry bread crumbs

1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

3 pounds chicken pieces


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine preserves, lemon juice and soy sauce; mix well. Coat chicken with preserves mixture, roll in bread crumbs. Reserve remaining preserves mixture.
  3. In a greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish, arrange chicken; drizzle with margarine or butter.
  4. Bake for 1 hour or until tender.
  5. In a small saucepan, combine remaining preserves mixture; heat thoroughly. Serve with chicken.

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Source: ReaLemon Recipe Collection Cookbook

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