Apricot-Orange Chicken Bake

Recipe by KateL
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Adjust an oven rack to the upper position and heat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Coat 9 by 13-inch baking dish lightly with vegetable oil spray.
  • Pat the chicken dry with paper towels, then season with salt and pepper.
  • Lay the chicken in prepared 9 by 13-inch baking dish.
  • Whisk the apricot preserves, dried apricot pieces, and orange juce into the saucepan with the honey, vinegar, soy sauce, curry powder, and Tabasco sauce, over medium-high heat.
  • Simmer, whisking often, until the mixture has thickened, about 8 minutes.
  • Quickly dissolve the cornstarch in the water, then whisk into the honey mixture.
  • Pour the apricot-orange sauce over the chicken, then sprinkle with the almonds.
  • Bake until the chicken registers 160 degrees on an instant-read thermometer, 15-18 minutes.
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