Apricot-Chili Glaze for Chicken

Rich with sweet apricot flavor and the boldness of Asian inspired ingredients, this barbecue sauce is perfect for chicken. Given that this is a somewhat sugary glaze take care not to allow flare-ups on the grill as this can burn the chicken.


  • 1/4 cup/60 mL onion, pureed or grated fine on a box grater
  • 2 cloves ​garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL apricot preserves (or peach)
  • 1/4 cup/60mL ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL mild chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL ​soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL​ ​rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper
  • 1 pinch salt


  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat.

  3. Add grated onion and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  4. Add garlic and cook for another minute.

  5. Add remaining ingredients and allow to bubble up slightly.

  6. Reduce heat and simmer through for 5 minutes, stirring often.

  7. Once ingredients have formed a glaze-like consistency, remove the pan from heat and allow to cool before using.

Apricot-Chili Glaze for Chicken

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