Sticky Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Sticky Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

How To Make Sticky Sweet and Sour Chicken

You only need four ingredients to make this chicken recipe! It’s packed with tender chicken in a sweet and creamy apricot dressing for a heartier meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Marinate Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 55 minutes



  • 12ozapricot preserves,(1 jar)
  • 10ozRussian-style salad dressing,(1 bottle), like Wishbone®
  • 1ozdry onion soup mix,(1 package)
  • 8chicken breast halves,skinless, boneless


  1. Whisk the apricot preserves, Russian-style salad dressing, and dry onion soup mix together in a bowl. Pour into a resealable plastic bag.

  2. Add the chicken breasts, coat with the marinade, then squeeze to remove excess air and seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour to overnight.

  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  4. Dump the chicken and marinade into a 12×9-inch baking dish.

  5. Bake in the oven, basting regularly, for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F.

  6. Serve warm over rice, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 422.04kcal
  • Fat: 25.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.55g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.57g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.25g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.58g
  • Fiber: 0.36g
  • Sugar: 19.51g
  • Protein: 18.70g
  • Cholesterol: 55.68mg
  • Sodium: 356.77mg
  • Calcium: 23.14mg
  • Potassium: 252.53mg
  • Iron: 0.90mg
  • Vitamin A: 25.17µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.86mg
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