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Grilled Chicken Breasts with Spicy Apricot Glaze


2 x cups apricot preserves or jam

3 x tablespoons olive oil, plus more for brushing

2 x tablespoons soy sauce

1 x tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 x tablespoon finely chopped garlic

1 x small capsicum (bell pepper), finely chopped

Salt and freshly ground pepper

8 x chicken breasts

4 x ripe apricot, cut in half and pitted


  • Combine the apricot preserves, olive oil, soy sauce, mustard, garlic and capsicum in a medium bowl and season with salt and pepper. Reserve 1/2 cup.
  • Preheat the grill. Brush the chicken with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place the chicken skin-side down and cook until golden brown, 6 to 7 minutes. Turn over and continue cooking for 5 to 6 minutes. Brush both sides with the apricot glaze and continue cooking until done, an additional 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Place the apricot halves cut side down on the grill and grill for 2 minutes. Turn over, brush with the reserved 1/2 cup of peach glaze and grill until the peaches are soft, 3 to 4 more minutes.

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