8 March 2024

Apricot Chicken

From the Ross Home Kitchen

We will be featuring recipes from actual meals produced in our care home kitchens - this recipe is a favourite meal at Ross Home, Dunedin.

Apricot Chicken

Serves 4


500g chicken, diced
410g can apricots (juice and fruit)
1 onion, chopped
10ml oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
20ml malt vinegar
2 teaspoons ginger, ground
Dash cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper to taste
Rice or fettuccine pasta (enough for 4 serves)
Stir fried vegetables (optional)


Saute onion and garlic in oil until onion is clear. Add the chicken and cook until the meat is white.

In a separate pot put rice or pasta on to cook.

Drain the apricots, reserve the juice, add apricots to the chicken.

Mix together all remaining ingredients, add to the chicken and apricots, bring to the boil and simmer for 10 - 12 minutes.

Serve over rice or fettuccine and add stir fry vegetables (optional) and garnish with parsley.

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