Baked Quartered Chicken with Dried Apricots!!! & Delicious Rice!!!


1 chicken quartered
½ cup dried apricots – sliced
½ onion – sliced
Healthy handful of fresh basil
Healthy handful of fresh Italian parsley
1 cup chicken broth


¼ cup of olive oil
1 tablespoon vinegar
4 tablespoons of honey
Dashes of ground curry
Dashes of fresh ground black pepper
Dashes of sea salt

Preheat Oven 350 degrees:

Place the chicken in a baking dish and top with the fresh parsley, fresh basil, sliced onion and dried apricots.

Combine in a small bowl all of the ingredients for the marinade and pour over the chicken. Fill the bottom of the pan with the cup of chicken broth. Add a little extra broth as the broth evaporates.

Bake 45-50 minutes, until a beautiful golden color or until the juices run clear on the thigh.

This is very delicious and slightly exotic!

For the Delicious Rice!!!


2 cup uncooked rice – prepared with dashes of curry & turmeric in the water
1 bunch of scallions – chopped
Healthy handful of fresh cilantro
4 cloves of garlic – chopped
1 Jalapeño - chopped
½ cup of raisins
Olive oil for drizzling


1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons of honey
Dashes of powdered curry
Dashes of fresh ground black pepper
Dashes of sea salt

Prepare rice as directed.

Heat a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the scallions, garlic, raisins and jalapeño. Sauté for a minute or two. Add the cooked rice, cilantro and toss.

In a small bowl prepare the dressing, pour over the rice and plate.

This is easy and very delicious and goes perfect with the chicken.

With Love,