Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken


Chicken Thighs

This slow cooker apricot chicken recipe is tender chicken thighs in a delicious sweet and savory sauce. A super easy dinner option!

– 6 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs can also use boneless skinless chicken thighs
– salt and pepper to taste
– 2 teaspoons olive oil
– 1 onion thinly sliced
– 1 cup apricot preserves
– 2 tablespoons soy sauce
– 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
– 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
– 2 tablespoons chopped parsley


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the apricot preserves, soy sauce, dijon mustard and ginger. Set aside. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over high heat. Season the chicken thighs on both sides with salt and pepper.
  2. Place the chicken thighs skin side down in the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side until deep golden brown. Add the onions to the pan and cook for 5 minutes or until softened.
  3. Place the chicken thighs and onions in a slow cooker. Pour the apricot sauce over the chicken and onions.
  4. Cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or HIGH for 3-4 hours. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.Apricot chicken is a unique dish that will please both kids and adults alike. Serve your chicken over rice pilaf or mashed potatoes for a complete meal.

Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

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