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Jezebel Chicken Thighs

This easy-to-prepare, sweet and spicy baked chicken dish is a quick favorite that we make throughout the year. Tender and moist, it's a filling dish for busy weeknights. —Judy Armstrong, Prairieville, Louisana
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in chicken thighs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons horseradish sauce
  • 4 green onions, sliced, divided

Directions

  • Sprinkle chicken with seasonings. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken on both sides, beginning skin side down. Remove from pan, reserving drippings.
  • In same pan, saute shallot and garlic in drippings over medium-high heat until tender, 1-2 minutes. Stir in preserves, broth, horseradish sauce and half of the green onions. Add chicken; cook, covered, over medium heat until a thermometer reads 170°-175°, 10-12 minutes.
  • To serve, spoon sauce over chicken; sprinkle with remaining green onions.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken thigh with 2 tablespoons sauce: 380 calories, 19g fat (5g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 474mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein.
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