Apricot-Glazed Chicken Breasts


Chicken with apricot jam, olives, and capers. From some magazine, some place, at some time. It is one of my personal favorites.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • ½ cup white wine

  • ½ cup apricot jam

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup Spanish olives, drained and sliced

  • cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • cup red wine vinegar

  • cup drained capers

  • bunch fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 5 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon caper brine, or to taste

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 4 large skinless, boneless chicken breasts


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix white wine, apricot jam, jam, brown sugar, olives, 1/3 cup olive oil, red wine vinegar, capers, cilantro, garlic, and caper brine in a large bowl.

  3. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken breasts until browned, about 1 1/2 minutes per side. Do not overcook.

  4. Arrange chicken in a single layer in a baking dish. Pour apricot-olive mixture on top.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is no longer pink in the center, 20 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

724 Calories
33g Fat
57g Carbs
45g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 724
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 117mg 39%
Sodium 1043mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 45g
Protein 45g
Vitamin C 6mg 32%
Calcium 81mg 6%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 451mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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