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Apricot Olive Chicken Recipe

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apricot chicken

Apricot Olive Chicken Recipe


  • 1 tsp. olive oil
    4 whole FreeBird chicken legs
    1 tsp. paprika
    3 Tbsp. sliced garlic
    1 Tbsp. chopped rosemary
    1/4 cup marsala wine
    1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
    1 cup dried apricots
    1 cup sliced California ripe olives


  1. Heat oil in a large high-sided sauté pan over medium-high heat. Season chicken legs with salt and place in pan, skin side down. Cook for 3-4 minutes until browned, then turn over. Sprinkle with paprika, stir in garlic and rosemary and continue cooking for 1-2 more minutes, then add marsala. Pour in chicken broth, apricots and California Ripe Olives and bring to a boil. Turn heat down to low, cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours until chicken is fork tender.Alternative Directions: Place ingredients in the pot of a medium sized slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat for 6-8 hours. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.

Number of servings (yield): 4