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    Aromatic Chicken With Almonds And Apricots

    This lightly-spiced recipe with tender chicken and sticky apricots makes a tasty, low-fat midweek meal. And it’s easy to prepare.

    • Organic
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 45 minutes
    • Total time: 55 minutes 55 minutes

    Serves: 4


    • 1 tbsp organic sunflower oil
    • 2 organic onions, sliced
    • 1 tsp Waitrose Organic Ground Turmeric
    • 1 tsp Waitrose Organic Ground Cinnamon
    • 1 tsp Waitrose Organic Ground Ginger
    • 1 pack Waitrose Organic British Free Range Chicken 4 Breast Fillets, cubed
    • 500g pot Joubère Organic Chicken Stock
    • 250g pack Waitrose Wholesome Organic Dried Apricots, halved
    • 25g organic shelled almonds, chopped or sliced


    1. Heat the oil in a medium pan and cook the onion for 3-4 minutes until softened. Add the spices and chicken then stir to coat evenly. Pour in the stock.
    2. Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the apricots and simmer for a further 15 minutes. Remove the lid, stir well and continue to cook for 10 minutes more, until the chicken and apricots are tender and the sauce has thickened slightly.
    3. Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with the almonds. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander, and serve with Waitrose Organic Couscous, flavoured with a little fresh lemon juice.

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    Cook's tips

    Substitute dried organic prunes for the apricots, if you prefer.

    Drinks recommendation

    A delicious unoaked white wine full of apricot flavours, is the ideal match for this dish.


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