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Apricot Chicken

apricot chicken
  • (4) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed and tenders removed
  • (3/4 tsp.) salt, divided
  • (1/4 tsp.) freshly ground pepper
  • (1/4 cup) all-purpose flour
  • (1 Tbsp.) canola oil
  • (3/4 cup) dry white wine
  • (1 medium) shallot, minced
  • (4) fresh apricots, pitted and chopped
  • (2 Tbsp.) apricot preserves
  • (2 tsp.) fresh tarragon, chopped (or 1/2 tsp. dried)

Apricot Chicken

Lean chicken breasts pounded thin and served with a flavorful apricot and wine sauce.

Preparation Time
About 10 minutes
Cook Time
About 20 minutes


  1. 1Place a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil.
  2. 2On a flat surface, lay out one piece of plastic wrap. Place the chicken breasts on top, then another piece of plastic wrap.
  3. 3Pound the chicken until it is all 1/2 inch thick. Season both sides with 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper.
  4. 4Empty flour into a shallow dish. Dredge both sides of the chicken in the flour, shaking off any excess flour.
  5. 5Place the chicken in the preheated skillet, cook 3-5 minutes per side or until cooked through. Set aside, keep warm. Remove pan from heat, add wine and shallots.

  6. 6Place back on heat, cook 3 minutes, using a wooden spoon to scrape the bottom of the pan. Add apricots, cook 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.

  7. 7Add preserves, tarragon and 1/2 tsp. salt, stir to combine. Place chicken back into pan, cook another 1-2 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 chicken breast

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 252
  • Total Fat 5 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 15 g
  • Protein 27 g
  • Cholesterol 66 mg
  • Sodium 517 mg
  • Fiber 1 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dinner

Recipe Subcategory: Entrées with Poultry

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.