How to Make Apricot Jam Chicken

Perfect for every day and special occasions! A blend of sweet, tart and savory ... YUM.

This versatile baked chicken dish will wow dinner guests and family any day of the week. Use bone-in or boneless chicken. The only thing you need to adjust is the cooking time!

Ingredients for  Apricot Chicken

1 cup apricot jam



2 tsp lemon zest



1 large lemon sliced


1/3 cup dijon mustard

1/3 cup lemon juice


1/2 tsp dried thyme

8- 10 boneless skinless 1/2 breasts or thighs or bone-in chicken


The ingredients for apricot jam chicken are simple but such a delicious combination! A winning dish every time you make it!

Combine the apricot jam, dijon mustard, lemon zest, lemon juice, thyme, and pepper. Taste for salt before adding additional as the mustard may be salty enough.

Lay your chicken pieces in the roasting pan, top with the apricot jam mixture and then lay the lemon slices on top. Add additional fresh thyme if desired.

I use meyer lemons on the top and even eat the charred lemon pieces. The succulent meat with the sweet jam, tangy mustard and tart lemons is just delicious!

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