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Slow-Cooker 5-Ingredient Apricot-Glazed Chicken

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 5 hr 10 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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This apricot chicken is so moist and flavorful, and it takes only a few minutes to throw together!

Ingredients

4
bone-in chicken breasts (2 1/2 lb)
1
jar (12 oz) apricot preserves
1/4
cup orange juice
1
package (1.0 oz) onion soup mix (from 2-oz box)
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger

Steps

  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Remove skin and any fat from chicken; place in cooker.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir apricot preserves, orange juice, onion soup mix and ginger until well blended.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (165°F).
  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Remove skin and any fat from chicken; place in cooker.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir apricot preserves, orange juice, onion soup mix and ginger until well blended.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (165°F).

Expert Tips

For a spicier flavor, add 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes.

Peach preserves can be substituted for the apricot preserves.

Serve this chicken with rice. Pour extra sauce over chicken and rice.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
100mg
34%
Sodium
740mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
65g
22%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
45g
Protein
37g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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