Apricot Chicken

Apricot Chicken

01 November 2016

This simple, warming and fragrant chicken stew with apricots makes a perfect meal for the entire family. Serve it with either couscous or rice.
  • Chicken
  • Recipe

Category

Main

Serves

4

Preperation Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

30 minutes

Ingredients

8 small or 6 large chicken thighs

skin on

2 tbsp olive oil

1 large onion

finely chopped

2 garlic cloves

minced

1tsp paprika

½ tsp Ras El Hanout spice blend

250ml clear apple juice

125ml hot chicken stock

14 soft dried apricots

Salt

To serve – rice and coriander leaves

Instructions

1Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in the frying pan over medium heat and brown the chicken for about 2-3 minutes on each side. Transfer the chicken to a bowl and set aside

2Heat the remaining oil to the frying pan, before adding in the onion and garlic and cooking for about 5 minutes till the onions are soft. ,Stir in the paprika and Ras El Hanout, fry for about 30 seconds until fragrant before adding in the apple juice and chicken stock. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low, add in the chicken and apricots and simmer for about 20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through

3Adjust seasoning before serving with some rice, coriander and almonds.

Serves : 4 Preparation time : 10 minutes Cooking time : 32 minutes Kit used : 28cm I ♥ Poultry Fry pan Ingredients 8 small or 6 large chicken thighs, skin on 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1tsp paprika ½ tsp Ras El Hanout spice blend 250ml clear apple juice 125ml hot chicken stock 14 soft dried apricots Salt To serve – rice and coriander leaves Method Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in the frying pan over medium heat and brown the chicken for about 2-3 minutes on each side. Transfer the chicken to a bowl and set aside. Heat the remaining oil to the frying pan, before adding in the onion and garlic and cooking for about 5 minutes till the onions are soft. Stir in the paprika and Ras El Hanout, fry for about 30 seconds until fragrant before adding in the apple juice and chicken stock. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low, add in the chicken and apricots and simmer for about 20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Adjust seasoning before serving with some rice, coriander and almonds