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Apricot-Dijon Chicken

Apricot Dijon Chicken is a quick dinner you can prepare in just 10 minutes.  Tender and juicy with a yummy mixture of mustard and apricot jam.  Perfect for a weeknight dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: entree
Servings: 4
Calories: 250kcal


  • ½ cup whole grain dijon mustard
  • ½ cup apricot jam
  • 1 ½ lbs chicken breasts/thighs bonelss and skinless
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • fresh thyme


  • Preheat oven to 425º. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil.
  • Whisk together the mustard and jam in a large bowl. Add chicken pieces and stir to coat the chicken. Add salt and pepper.
  • Pour chicken mixture into prepared pan and drizzle with olive oil. Scatter thyme sprigs on top. Bake until thermometer reads 160º to 165º, about 12 minutes for thighs and 15 for thicker breasts. Cover with foil and let rest for 5 minutes.


Serve over rice.


Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 551mg | Potassium: 672mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 73IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg