Savory breaded chicken baked in a sweet and spicy apricot sauce! 10 minute prep and SO delicious!
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 cup panko bread crumbs (plain or seasoned)
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoosn salt
1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
2 cups apricot preserves or apricot jam
Preheat oven to 375. Spray a baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
Add apricot preserves, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and crushed red pepper flakes to a medium sauce pan and bring to a slight boil. Place beaten egg in one bowl. In another bowl whisk together bread crumbs, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, and 1 teaspoon salt.
Dip each chicken breast in the egg, tossing to coat, then in the bread crumb mixture, tossing to coat. Pour about 1 cup of sauce into prepared baking dish. Place chicken breasts side by side on top of sauce. Cover chicken with remaining sauce. Bake 20-25 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Serve warm.