This apricot chicken recipe is very versatile. You can prepare it using many different cooking methods and it comes out great every time.
You can make this simple and delicious apricot chicken baked in the oven, slow cooker, pressure cooker, or on the grill. Apricot glaze is a wonderful flavor booster, it is sweet and savory amping up the taste of the chicken.
It all depend on a situation and how much time you have on your hands. Throw it in a slow cooker and walk away just to come back to the kitchen full of aromatic smell. Or make the chicken in your instant pot in a quick 25 minutes when you need the dinner fast. Really it doesn’t matter which method you pick chicken is always flavorful and delicious.
Slow cooker is great when you wanna use the chicken for serving it over the rice. It is always tender and shreds easily plus all the sauce to top the chicken and rice. Baking is my preferred method, it is very easy and I can make the salad or the side dishes while the chicken is in the oven.
Instant pot delivers cooked chicken in a breezy time and the meat is great for slicing or shredding. And grilling is wonderful for a summer outdoor barbecue. You can also use the apricot glaze on fruit and vegetables of you are making chicken kebobs.
Follow the steps below to make apricot chicken four ways.