Chicken Breasts Mandalay
  • Cooking Time: 60 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 4 chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp curry powder
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 4 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup beef stock or broth
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 jar baby food apricots (one tall or two short)
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  1. Note: Baby food packaging has changed over the years and you can't always find the strained apricots. Sometimes you can find a cobo of apricots and applesauce which works ok. If not, use canned apricots and put in a food processor until they resemble baby food. Use about 3/4 cup of this.)
  2. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  3. Shake breasts in bag with flour and seasonings.
  4. Brown in oil in skillet over med-high heat.
  5. Remove chicken to casserole dish or baking pan.
  6. Stir remaining ingredients into the drippings. Heat to boiling and then simmer for a few minutes.
  7. Pour sauce over chicken.
  8. Bake for 1 hour.
I have been making this recipe for over 40 years. My family loves this dish served with rice and a green vegetable. It is fairly easy to make but is elegant and delicious enough for company. The sauce over the chicken is delicious spooned over rice and the chicken.