Healthy Apricot Chicken Recipe

Updated: Jul 13

Revamp traditional apricot chicken with this nutritious, reduced fat and high fibre recipe.


369 calories per serve

Allergens: Recipe may contain mustard and celery

  • 20m prep

  • 50m cook

  • 4 servings

Healthy Apricot Chicken Recipe by JK Healthcare, featured on Brilliant-Online
Healthy Apricot Chicken Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 600g skinless chicken thigh fillets, cut into 3cm pieces

  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 sticks celery, thinly sliced

  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into chunks

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard

  • ½ cup Massel salt reduced chicken style liquid stock

  • 1 cup apricot nectar

  • ¼ cup chopped dried apricots

  • 400g Cannellini Beans, drained and rinsed

  • Steamed snow peas and broccolini to serve

Method

1. Preheat oven to 170C/150C fan forced. Heat half the oil in a large casserole dish over high heat. Cook the chicken in 2 batches for 1-2 minutes each side or until golden. Transfer to a plate.


2. Heat remaining oil in the same dish over a medium heat. Add the onion, celery and carrot and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds or until fragrant.


Return chicken to dish. Stir in the mustard, stock, apricot nectar and dried apricots