Apricot Chicken Tray Bake Recipe For Easter Day 2024

A makeover of a classic, this family favourite apricot chicken is now an easy traybake. This super speedy recipe is ready in under one hour. 

– 695g tub apricot halves in juice – 4 sprigs fresh rosemary – 2 tbsp French onion soup mix – 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil – 1kg Lilydale Free Range Chicken Drumsticks (see notes) – 500g baby chat potatoes, halved – 1 red onion, cut into thin wedge


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Step 1

Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan-forced. Grease a large baking tray with sides. Line tray with baking paper. 


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Step 2

Drain and keep 1/3 cup apricot juice. 1 rosemary leaf. Chop finely. Mix soup, chopped rosemary, oil, and preserved juice in a jug. Mix well.    

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Step 3

Place chicken, apricots, potato, and onion on tray. Into soup. Sprinkle salt and pepper.  

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Step 4

Turn chicken and add remaining rosemary sprigs halfway through baking for 45 minutes until chicken is done and potato is soft. Serve.  

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