Simple Homemade Apricot Sweet N’ Sour Chicken

  • Serves 12 people
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Cook Time 50 min

Simplify and Delicious-a-fy your next Chinese cook-in. Why use a million ingredients when you can just use our fruit spread? Our 6 ingredients Sweet & Sour Chicken stands up to the best of them and will easily become your new favorite! Who needs take out when you can make awesome Chinese food in the comfort of your own home? Set your timer, in less than an hour, you’re going to have a delicious homemade Sweet and Sour Chicken dinner hot and ready to eat. Dinner at home just got a lot better! The best part is that it’s healthier for you than Chinese takeout AND just as satisfying! Pair it with a side of rice, roasted veggies or just on its own. It’s just that tasty. To add more flavor to this recipe, prepare using a barbecue or grill to cook the chicken instead of baking it in the oven. Enjoy!



  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (218°C).
  2. Place Crofter’s Organic® fruit spread in a small bowl.
  3. Stir in rice vinegar, soy sauce, and chili flakes until well mixed.
  4. Arrange chicken in a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  5. Spoon dollops of Apricot Spread mixture over each thigh. Cover dish with foil.
  6. Roast in center of oven for 20 minutes.
  7. Baste chicken with pan juices. Continue to roast, uncovered until chicken is firm to the touch and well glazed, 20-25 minutes more.
  8. Serve immediately with cilantro sprinkled on top.