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Baked Apricot Chicken

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Baked apricot chicken is a lovely fruited chicken preparation. Oven cooked, the chicken is coated with the fruit preserves and lemon juice mix with a hint of soy sauce and breaded with crumbs. Easily prepared, it is refreshingly different and delicious.
  Apricot preserves/Peach preserves 10 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (From Concentrate)
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Broiler fryer chicken 3 Pound, cut up
  Dry bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted

Preheat oven to 350°.
In shallow dish, combine preserves, brand, soy sauce and salt.
Coat chicken with apricot mixture; roll in bread crumbs.
Set aside remaining apricot mixture.
In greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish, arrange chicken; drizzle with margarine.
Bake uncovered 1 hour or until tender.
Heat remaining apricot mixture; serve with chicken.
Refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4281 Calories from Fat 2259

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 251 g386.3%

Saturated Fat 67 g334.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1020.5 mg340.2%

Sodium 2866.9 mg119.5%

Total Carbohydrates 237 g79.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.3%

Sugars 154.7 g

Protein 261 g521.6%

Vitamin A 107.2% Vitamin C 233.1%

Calcium 25% Iron 82.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baked Apricot Chicken Recipe