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Apricot-Aleppo Pepper Glazed Chicken Thighs

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This easy recipe for chicken thighs is layered with flavors of sweetness and spice. 
Course dinner
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Cooking Style Roasting
Ingredient Chicken Thighs
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 4 -6
Author Diane Scalia

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups apricot preserves
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Aleppo pepper
  • 8 bone-in chicken thighs
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • sea salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • In a small bowl, combine the preserves, soy sauce, balsamic and Aleppo pepper for the glaze. Set aside.
  • Place chicken thighs in single layer in shallow baking dish, drizzle lightly with olive oil, sprinkle lightly with salt.
  • Roast chicken pieces for 45 minutes, then drain off most of pan juices.
  • Brush thighs generously with glaze, and roast for an additional 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve with any remaining glaze spooned over chicken.