Slow-cooker dried apricot and peach chicken

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Nothing says ‘comfort food’ quite like apricot chicken. Try making it in the slow cooker.


  • 8 chicken legs
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1½ cups dried apricot
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 glass white wine
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • salt and pepper


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over high heat.
  • Season the chicken legs on both sides with salt and pepper. Add to the pan with the onion. Allow to brown, turning every so often.
  • In a small bowl, mix hot water with the chopped apricot. Allow to sit for 5-10 minutes.
  • Mix together the chicken stock, white wine, soy sauce, Dijon mustard, garlic, ginger, honey, and lemon juice. Set aside.
  • Place the chicken legs and onions in a slow cooker. Pour the apricots and the sauce over the chicken and onions.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
  • To serve, sprinkle with parsley and plate with rice.