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Dja'jeh Mish Mosh (Syrian Apricot Chicken)

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1hr 20mins

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  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. When the oil is very hot, add the chicken pieces and brown, cooking for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in the same skillet over medium heat and cook the onions, stirring, until golden and soft, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until golden, an additional 1 minute. Do not burn it.
  4. Combine the remaining sauce ingredients, except the apricots, in a medium-size bowl and pour into the skillet with the onions and garlic. Boil over high and then turn off the heat and set aside.
  5. Arrange one layer of chicken in a small roasting pan (They should fit snugly). Cover the pieces with apricots. Pour the sauce over teh apricots and reserve 1/2 cup for later. Cover with aluminum foil or lid.
  6. Bake for 1 hour.
  7. Pour remaining 1/2 cup sauce over the chicken and continue to bake, covered, until the chicken is tender (30 minutes).

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