Cooking at Home - Apricot and Lemon Chicken

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Published Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Makes: 4 Servings

Why wait for dessert to enjoy your fruit? Make it a part of your meal in this main dish.


  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless & skinless (medium)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 5 tablespoons apricot spread (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1 fresh lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons water


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Rub cumin over chicken and place in skillet.
  3. Cook on medium-high for 6 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  4. Add apricot spread, lemon juice, and water to skillet. On medium heat, stir until smooth.
  5. Spoon sauce over chicken and serve warm.


May substitute approximately 3 tablespoons of lemon juice for 1 fresh lemon, juiced. Could also substitute honey for apricot spread.

Source: ONIE Project - Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education. 

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 chicken breast with sauce (1/4 of recipe)



Total Calories


Total Fat

4 g

Saturated Fat

1 g


84 mg


83 mg


19 g

Dietary Fiber

0 g

Total Sugars

13 g

Added Sugars included

12 g


31 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


26 mg


2 mg


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