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apricot chicken on plate with rice and veges
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4.60 from 10 votes

Apricot Chicken

An easy and delicious meal that the whole family will love.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: apricot chicken
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 549kcal


  • baking dish with lid


  • 600 grams chicken tenderloins
  • 500 ml apricot nectar
  • 410 grams tinned apricot halves
  • 40 grams French onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour (optional)


  • Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees celsius (fan-forced).
  • Coat tenderloins in flour (with a little salt and pepper added).
    chicken for apricot chicken
  • Heat oil in a frypan and cook the tenderloins on both sides for 2 minutes.
  • Place tenderloins in a baking dish. Sprinkle with french onion soup mix.
    french onion soup
  • Drain apricot halves and place apricots in baking dish. Pour apricot nectar over all of the ingredients.
    apricot nectar
  • Place lid on baking dish (or cover with foil).
  • Bake covered for 50 minutes. Remove lid or cover and then bake again for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven. If you wish to thicken the sauce, mix the cornflour with a little water and add to baking dish. Stir through before serving.
  • Serve with rice and vegetables.


Calories: 549kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 240mg | Potassium: 1950mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 72g | Vitamin A: 5384IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 4mg