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30 • minutes
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4 • people
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Easy

Quick Apricot Chicken Casserole

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Ingredients

  • tick1 tbsp Chantal Organics Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • tick 1 whole free-range chicken, cut into pieces (we love Waitoa)
  • tick 2 onions, chopped
  • tick 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • tick 3 tbsp Chantal Organics Tomato Paste
  • tick 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce (we love Lee Kum Kee)
  • tick 1 can Chantal Organics Chopped Tomatoes
  • tick 1 400g can apricot halved, drained
  • tick 1 cup chicken stock (we love Kallo)
  • tick 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme (we love Superb Herb)
  • tick We made this dish in a Le Creuset Signature Cast Iron Round Casserole.

instructions

  • Step 1.

    Heat the oil in a large frying pan or saucepan and brown chicken pieces for 2-3 minutes on both sides until lightly browned. Set chicken aside.

  • Step 2.

    Drizzle a little more oil into the same pan and fry onion and garlic until soft, about 3-4 minutes. Add back the chicken, along with the tomato paste, sweet chilli sauce, herbs, tomatoes, apricots, water and chicken stock. Roughly break up the apricots with a wooden spoon.

  • Step 3.

    Stir all ingredients together and partially cover with a lid.

  • Step 4.

    Simmer on medium heat for 15-20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Serve hot with rice, couscous or mash, and greens. Sprinkle fresh thyme on top.

Chantal Organics Products used

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Tomato Paste
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Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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Chopped Tomatoes

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