Tangy Chicken with Pistachios and Fruit


A sweet and tangy mixture of chicken with peaches, apricots, and pistachios. Indian curry powder and garam masala can be added to boost the flavor. Serve with plain or basmati rice and a green vegetable for color.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
2 servings


  • ¾ pound skinless chicken thighs

  • 1 (15 ounce) can sliced peaches, drained, juice reserved

  • 1 (8.75 ounce) can apricot halves, drained, juice reserved

  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar, or to taste

  • ½ cup shelled pistachio nuts

  • 1 teaspoon curry powder (Optional)

  • 1 teaspoon garam masala (Optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Place the chicken thighs in a shallow baking dish. Drain the peaches and apricots, reserving the juice in a small bowl. Stir the vinegar into the juice, and adjust the amount to taste if necessary. Season with curry powder and garam masala and stir to blend. Arrange the peaches and apricots around the chicken thighs, and pour the flavored syrup over all. Sprinkle the pistachios on top.

  3. Bake uncovered for 1 hour in the preheated oven, until sauce has thickened and chicken juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

571 Calories
27g Fat
49g Carbs
38g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 571
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 248mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 9g 30%
Total Sugars 37g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 15mg 76%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 1087mg 23%

* 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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