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1.5kg(3lb) chicken pieces, 2 medium onions, 60g (2oz)butter, 1tbsp cornflour, 470g(15oz)can apricot nectar, 125g(4oz)dried apricots, 1/2 green capsicum,1/2 cup sour cream, salt and pepper.


Melt butter in large heavy pan, brown chicken pieces well on both sides, remove from pan.Add chopped onions to pan, saute until transparent.

Blend cornflour into apricot nectar, add to pan, stir until sauce boils, reduce heat, season with salt and pepper, add dried apricots(cut in halves), return chicken to pan, simmer slowly(covered) until chicken is tender(stirring occasionally).

Add the capsicum (cut into thin stips) cook a futher 5 minutes, stir in sour cream , reheat gently.

Serves 4