Sticky Baked Chicken with Apricot Recipe

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Toni Spencer Modified: March 22, 2022
Sticky Baked Chicken with Apricot Recipe

How To Make Sticky Baked Chicken with Apricot

For this baked chicken, the meat is marinated with sage, brushed with apricot and lemon juice blend, then baked into a sweet and flavorful dish.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Marinate Time: 6 hours
Total: 6 hours 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 8drumsticks,skinless
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • fresh cracked pepper,to taste
  • 5sprigsfresh sage
  • ½tbspolive oil
  • 1lemon
  • cupapricot preserves
  • 1tspWorcestershire sauce
  • 1large garlic,minced

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, gently massage the chicken legs with salt and pepper. Add the sage and oil and toss. Marinate in the fridge for 6 hours or overnight.

  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  3. Grate the lemon zest from the lemon then squeeze the juice. Add the zest and juice to a small bowl and mix in the preserves, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic.

  4. Pluck out the sage from the chicken and discard. Brush the sticky jam all over the chicken then place them in a baking dish, leaving plenty of breathing room.

  5. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, until the juices run clear when pricked. Serve hot.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 558.19kcal
  • Fat: 27.60g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.13g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.32g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.62g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.28g
  • Fiber: 4.92g
  • Sugar: 12.33g
  • Protein: 50.08g
  • Cholesterol: 244.72mg
  • Sodium: 764.56mg
  • Calcium: 215.36mg
  • Potassium: 763.56mg
  • Iron: 5.23mg
  • Vitamin A: 69.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 15.80mg
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