Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, clean a baking sheet and line with a paper parchment. Clean the chicken and pat dry, season with all the ingredients from number 4 through 8. Mix and coat all the chickens.
Place all the chickens all the prepared baking sheet. Place in the preheated oven and bake for about 10 minutes.
While the chicken is in the oven place the apricot preserves and water into a sauce and bring and warm up to loosen the preserves.
Remove the chicken and coat the chicken with the apricot, brush underneath the skin and pour the rest over the chickens the continue to bake 20 minutes.
Flip to the other side and continue to bake for additional 20-25 minutes until the chicken is cooked and the juice runs clear.
Allow the chicken to rest then serve with your side dish.
Baked Apricot chicken, sauce and rice
Baked apricot with salad.