Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

This slow cooker apricot chicken recipe is tender chicken thighs in a delicious sweet and savory sauce. A super easy dinner option!

Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 6 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs can also use boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Instructions

In a small bowl, whisk together the apricot preserves, soy sauce, dijon mustard and ginger. Set aside.

Heat the olive oil in a large pan over high heat. Season the chicken thighs on both sides with salt and pepper.

Place the chicken thighs skin side down in the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side until deep golden brown. Add the onions to the pan and cook for 5 minutes or until softened.

Place the chicken thighs and onions in a slow cooker. Pour the apricot sauce over the chicken and onions.

Cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or HIGH for 3-4 hours. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

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Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

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