Dice the chicken in smallish pieces. If using fresh apricots, wash and half them and remove stones. Cut into quarters.
Heat oil in a saucepan and add chicken. Cook for a few minutes until sealed and browned.
Add the water, sweet potato and apricots. If using dried apricots, just place them straight into the pan.
Bring to the boil and then simmer on reduced heat for around 15-20 minutes or until apricots and potatoes are soft. There should only be a little bit of water left.
Pour the contents in a blender and puree until smooth.