How to make Apricot Chicken -

A chicken preparation cooked with apricot puree and served on a layer of sauteed almonds and capsicums.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Dried apricots (सूखी खुबानी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Apricot Chicken

Apricot Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Apricot Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken 1 cup

  • Dried apricots 500 grams

  • Butter 4 tablespoons

  • Green capsicum cut into thin strips green color capsicum 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Almonds blanched Slivered 10

  • Brown sugar 1/2 cup

  • Port wine 2 tablespoons

  • Black peppercorns crushed 10-12


Step 1

Soak dried apricots in hot water for ten minutes. Drain and remove the seeds. Puree half of them.Heat one tablespoon of butter in a pan. When it melts, add green capsicum and sauté.

Step 2

Add salt and blanched almond slivers, setting aside some for garnish, and continue to sauté for two to three minutes. Remove onto a serving plate and spread evenly.

Step 3

Heat the remaining butter. When it melts, add brown sugar and stir. Add boneless chicken pieces and stir. Add port wine and mix. Add salt and half the freshly crushed peppercorns and mix. Add apricot puree, whole seeded apricots and a little water if nece

Step 4

Pour over the capsicum-almond layer in the serving plate.

Step 5

Sprinkle some almond slivers and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.