Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

The best apricot chicken recipe in the world. You will love it as much as everyone I know that has tasted it. Yummy, yummy, yummy, yummy need I say more?

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 kg chicken breast
  • 1 package French onion soup
  • 1 (500 ml) can apricot halves
  • 1 (500 ml) can apricot nectar
  • 1 cup cornflour
  • pepper
  • oil (a tiny bit)
  • pasta (of your choice)


  1. Cut the chicken breasts into cubes.
  2. Place the cornflour and pepper in a small plastic bag so that you can shake the cornflour onto the chicken pieces.
  3. Start cooking your pasta so that it is ready when the chicken is.
  4. Shake the cornflour onto the chicken pieces.
  5. Place the oil into a frying pan and cook the chicken so that it is fully cooked.
  6. Mix the french onion soup and apricot nectar together and add to the chicken in the frying pan.
  7. Cook and stir for a couple of minutes.
  8. Add the apricot halves and the juice from the apricot halves.
  9. Stir continually and cook for a further 10-15 minutes so that the flavor can be absorbed by the chicken.
  10. Serve.


Most Helpful

Definitely 'fantastic' and 'yummy', I used one large chicken breast for 2 servings, cut down on the cornflour, and only had the apricots and not the nectar. Just added a little water instead, and was still a 5* recipe. Also had it with rice instead of pasta. Thanks for posting =)

Evie* December 11, 2001

Quite a tasty dish and easy to make! I was worried at first that the apricot flavor would be overpowering, but it was good to the last bite :)

Brian Vargish January 07, 2002

This dish was wonderful. I made it with about 1 lb of chicken breast. The cans of apricots and nectar available were a little smaller, which was fine. I only needed about 1/2 C cornflour. Instead of pasta, I served it with brown rice. The dish went very well with the nuttiness of the rice. Thanks for posting this. It will become one of my staples!

Suzanne Siegel April 27, 2002

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