Apricot Chicken Thighs Recipe
1/2 cup apricot nectar
1/4 cup dry sherry
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp prepared mustard
1/2 tsp ground ginger
6 chicken thighs(2 lb),skinned
12 dried apricot halves
Combine all but chicken and dried apricots. Mix well, set aside.
Trim excess fat from chicken. Rinse chicken with cold water, pat dry.
Place chicken in a 12x8x2" baking dish. Pour reserved apricot nectar
mixture over chicken. Cover and bake at 350 deg F for 45 minutes.
Uncover, and place aproicot halves in apricot nectar mixture.
Continue baking, uncovered, 15 minutes or until chicken is tender.
Remove chicken to a warmed serving platter, discarding apricot nectar
mixture. Garnish each thigh with 2 apricot halves. Serve immediately.
PER SERVING: 192 calories, 18 g protein, 7.7 g fat, 8.5 g
carbohydrates, 65 g cholesterol, 1.3 mg iron, 290 mg sodium, 16 mg
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