Apricot Chicken Glaze

Apricot Chicken Glaze

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 8 min
  • Total: 13 min
  • Serving: Makes enough glaze for 6 servings of chicken

Apricots are in season in the US from late spring and throughout the summer. Look for fruits with rich, orange color and that are slightly soft.


  • 1 cup apricot nectar
  • 1 cup fresh apricot puree
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine ground black pepper


  1. Place all of the ingredients into a saucepan over medium-high heat, and whisk vigorously until thoroughly blended.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmer the mixture, stirring frequently, until thick and bubbly.
  3. Generously brush the glaze onto both sides of the chicken during the last 5 minutes of cooking.


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