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3-Ingredient Apricot Glazed Chicken

With only a few ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time, you can pull together this sweet, crispy, and juicy 3-Ingredient Apricot Glazed Chicken for your busiest days!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Apricot Chicken, Glazed Chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Calories 619.8kcal
Author The Seasoned Mom


  • 3-4 pounds bone-in skin-on chicken parts (breasts, thighs, drumsticks, or a combination)
  • 8 ounces  Catalina salad dressing
  • ½ jar (about 5-6 ounces ) apricot jam
  • 1 1 ouce envelope dry onion soup mix


  • Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
  • For easy clean-up, line a roasting pan or a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.
  • Place chicken, skin-side up, on prepared pan.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together 3 glaze ingredients.
  • Pour sauce over chicken and spread liberally on each piece.
  • Bake, uncovered, for about 1 hour, or until chicken is cooked through.


Cooking Just for Two? This meal can easily be prepared in smaller quantities by cutting all of the ingredients in half. You can use only chicken breasts, only thighs, or only drumsticks if that's an easier way to purchase 1.5-2 lbs. of meat. You will also want to cut the glaze ingredients in half. Cooking time should remain the same.
Want to Prep Ahead? There's not much prep work involved at all, but if you want to get a head start you can whisk together the glaze in advance. Keep it covered in the refrigerator for up to 1 week before using.
Note: Nutrition information includes skin-on chicken and entire sauce recipe. While cooking, a lot of the sauce drips off, so nutritional stats will vary depending on how much of the glaze is actually consumed.


Serving: 1/5th of the chicken + sauce | Calories: 619.8kcal | Carbohydrates: 35.9g | Protein: 56.8g | Fat: 25.3g | Saturated Fat: 7.3g | Cholesterol: 174.1mg | Sodium: 875.4mg | Sugar: 26.8g