Classic slow cooker apricot chicken

It's a classic the whole family loves!

This sweet and savoury slow cooker delight is a real winner! Juicy apricots and succulent chicken breast make for a perfect family dinner, or one you can put away for another night if you’re cooking for one. 


  • 1-1.5 kgs chicken, drumsticks or diced chicken breast or thighs
  • 1 large tin of apricots in natural juices
  • 1 packet french onion soup
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 1 cup water
  • Light sour cream


  1. Place the whole tin of apricot and juice, french onion soup packet, and chopped onion in the slow cooker and stir together until combined.
  2. Next, add the stock cube and the water and pour into slow cooker. Place chicken in the cooker and stir gently so that all the chicken is covered in the mixture.
  3. Cook on high for 3 – 4 hours.
  4. Serve on a bed of hot, fluffy white rice and add a little dollop of light sour cream on top to add to the richness of the apricots.

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