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Apricot Glazed Chicken Recipe | Sweet And Spicy Chicken | Chicken Recipe

Posted By: Pooja Gupta

Apricot glazed chicken is a saucy slow-cooked chicken, which is an intersection of sweet and savoury flavours. Have you ever cooked chicken with apricot? No?

Chef Ajay Thakur gives us a unique recipe of the apricot glazed chicken to savour. Apricot gives a unique fruity richness to the dish. So, have a look at the ingredients required and the procedure to follow.

Apricot Glazed Chicken Recipe | How To Prepare Apricot Glazed Chicken | Chicken Recipe | Sweet And Spicy Chicken Recipe | Glazed Chicken Recipe
Prep Time
30 Mins
Cook Time
Total Time
3 Hours

Recipe By: Chef Ajay Thakur

Recipe Type: Main Course

Serves: 4

  • Apricot preserves - 3 tbsp

    Red wine vinegar - 2 tbsp

    Extra-virgin olive oil - 1½ tbsp

    Garlic clove - 1

    Bone-in chicken breast halves, skinned - 2

    Bone-in chicken thighs, skinned - 2

    Chicken drumsticks, skinned - 2

    Fine sea salt - ½ tsp

    Freshly ground black pepper - ¼th tsp

    Cooking spray

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
    1. Take a small bowl and add the 4 ingredients - apricot preserves, red wine vinegar, olive oil and garlic clove together in it and stir it well.
    2. Now, the grilling part comes in, so prepare a grill for indirect grilling.
    3. If you are using a gas grill, heat one side to medium-high flame and leave one side with no heat.
    4. For a charcoal grill, arrange hot coals on one side of charcoal grate, leaving the other side empty.
    5. Take chicken and keep it at room temperature for the next 30 minutes, so that it comes down to a normal temperature.
    6. Take a big bowl and sprinkle some salt and pepper on chicken evenly and coat the chicken with cooking spray, so that it can be cooked nicely.
    7. Chicken's meaty sides are to be placed down on grill rack coated with cooking spray over direct heat.
    8. Grill the chicken for 5 minutes or until it has turned brown.
    9. Now, it's time to turn chicken over and baste the chicken with the apricot mixture.
    10. Again, grill for 5 more minutes over direct heat or until it has turned brown.
    11. It is now time to turn chicken over, moving it over indirect heat and basting with apricot mixture.
    12. Cover the chicken and cook for 15 minutes.
    13. Turn the chicken over once it is done from a single side, baste with apricot mixture and cook for 20 minutes or until it is done.
  • 1. We can use either a gas grill or charcoal grill.
  • 2. We use the cooking spray to cook the chicken because without oil it will be difficult to cook the meat. A little oil is always necessary.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving size - 1 breast
  • Calories - 381 cal
  • Fat - 14 g
  • Protein - 36.3 g
  • Carbohydrates - 35 g
  • Sugar - 20 g
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Story first published: Sunday, October 1, 2017, 10:00 [IST]
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