Creamy Apricot Chicken Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings2
MethodMain Ingredient


 Margarine/Vegetable oil1 Teaspoon
 Olive oil/Vegetable oil1 Teaspoon
 Chicken cutlets1⁄2 Pound, pounded to 1/4 inch thickness (2 pieces,1/4 pound each)
 Chopped shallot/Onion1 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour1 Tablespoon
 Sweet vermouth1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Canned ready to serve chicken broth1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Whipping cream1 Tablespoon
 Dried apricot halves8 , blanched (hot)
 Chopped italian flat leaf parsley1 Teaspoon (fresh)


In 10-inch nonstick skillet combine margarine and oil and heat until margarine is melted; add chicken and cook, turning once, until both sides are lightly browned and chicken is cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
Remove chicken from skillet; set aside and keep warm.
To same skillet add shallot (or onion) and saute over medium heat until softened, about 1 minute.
Sprinkle flour over shallot and stir quickly to combine; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
Continuing to stir, gradually add vermouth; stir in broth and cook over low heat until mixture is slightly thickened, 4 to 5 minutes.
Stir in cream.
To serve, arrange chicken on serving platter; top with sauce and apricot halves and sprinkle with parsley.