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Sticky Sweet and Sour Chicken

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"Yummy chicken for all ages! Can be used with bone-in or deboned chicken pieces. Your family will want this as a regular rotation meal! Any chicken pieces can be used in this recipe; just adjust cooking time accordingly."
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1 h 55 m servings 366
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 chicken breast halves)


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  1. Whisk apricot preserves, Russian-style salad dressing, and dry onion soup mix together in a bowl; pour into a resealable plastic bag. Add chicken breasts, coat with the marinade, squeeze to remove excess air, and seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator 1 hour to overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Dump chicken and marinade into a 12x9-inch baking dish.
  4. Bake in preheated oven, basting regularly, until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, 45 minutes to 1 hour. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 366 calories; 12.1 40.1 25.6 67 714 Full nutrition

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The Russian salad dressing in this recipe really gave the chicken a brilliant shade of orange. Plus I used peach preserves in place of apricot and that must have added to the orangy color. It ha...

Great flavor,Quick and easy to make I Added 2 Tbsp peanut butter to the sauce gave it a smother flavor.Spice was perfect. Ill make it again for sure.

Absolutely Yes!!!

I used 1/2 bottle of Russian salad dressing and 1/2 bottle of apricot preserves. I used an 8x8 Pyrex glass casserole and whisked the 2 ingredients together. Put chicken in baking dish and turne...

The first time I made this, I followed the recipe. My family and I didn't care for the onion soup mix flavor. So the next time I omitted the soup mix and added about 3/4 cup of pickle relish. I ...