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Apricot Baked Chicken with Rice

Apricot Baked Chicken with Rice - one of the easiest chicken dinner ideas that a whole family will love!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 232 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 5 chicken drumsticks skin off
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 packages Uncle Ben's Ready Rice
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. In a large shallow dish, mix flour with pepper and salt.
  2. Drizzle the olive oil over a large skillet. Place over medium heat.
  3. Dredge all pieces of chicken in the flour. Place on a plate. Set aside.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, mix together apricot preserves and orange juice.
  5. In a preheated skillet, brown the chicken pieces on all sides.
  6. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  7. Arrange browned chicken pieces in the skillet. Pour the apricot and orange juice mixture over the chicken.
  8. Place the skillet in the oven and cook for 30 minutes.
  9. In the meantime, prepare the rice according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  10. Serve chicken with rice and a side of a vegetable.

Recipe Notes

Recipe source: CrunchyCreamySweet.com

Nutrition Facts
Apricot Baked Chicken with Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 232 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 69mg23%
Sodium 547mg24%
Potassium 231mg7%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Vitamin C 12.6mg15%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.