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Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

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Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

Course Dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 317kcal


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion diced
  • 1 cup Smuckers Simply Fruit Apricot Spread
  • 2 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley chopped


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper on each side then place in the pan.
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side until golden brown then place in a slow cooker sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Add onion to the same pan and cook for 5 minutes or until tender then place in the slow cooker over chicken.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together apricot preserves, soy sauce, dijon and ginger then pour over the chicken. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • After cooking, shred chicken in the slow cooker and mix into sauce. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.


MFP: MFF Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken
September 2022


Serving: 6.6 ounces | Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.9g | Protein: 32.2g | Fat: 9g

1 thought on “Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

  1. 5 stars
    Incredible flavour ! That’s a favourite one for sure!

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