MasterChef Australia 6 Recap: Episode 44 The Retro Challenge Using Various Apricot Chicken Recipes [WATCH VIDEO]

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By Janice Somosot | July 7, 2014 1:20 PM EST

"MasterChef Australia" Season 6, Episode 44 aired on Sunday, July 6, 2014. It featured the Retro Challenge using various apricot chicken recipes. What else happened on this episode? Well, if you want to know more, check out this "MasterChef Australia" 6 recap of Episode 44.

Here are the remaining "MasterChef Australia" Season 6 competitors after Colin Sheppard, the 51-year-old winemaker from South Australia (SA), got eliminated in the previous episode (Episode 43).

1. Amy Shields - 37 years old, Learning Systems Admin from Western Australia (WA)

2. Ben Macdonald - 36 years old, IT Systems Consultant from Queensland (QLD)

3. Brent Owens - 24 years old, Bobcat Driver from Victoria (VIC)

4. Emelia Jackson - 24 years old, Marketing Coordinator from Victoria (VIC)

5. Jamie Fleming - 26 years old, Bartender from New South Wales (NSW)

6. Laura Cassai - 19 years old, Health Science Student from South Australia (SA)

7. Renae Smith - 31 years old, Brand Developer from New South Wales (NSW)

8. Sarah Todd - 27 years old, Model from Queensland (QLD)

9. Tracy Collins - 38 years old, Hairdresser from South Australia (SA)

In "MasterChef Australia" 6, Episode 44, the contestants participated in the Retro Challenge wherein they had to make various apricot chicken recipes. They all had the same six items in each of their mystery boxes. In order to create their masterpiece recipes, they need to barter with each other to get different ingredients for more flavorful dishes.

Amy chose to make Chicken and Apricot Curry while Ben made Apricot Chicken with Spinach and Stuffed Rice. Meanwhile, Laura concocted the Polenta with Apricot Chicken and Pangretata. Click HERE to see the latest recipes prepared by Amy, Ben and Laura.

As for the other contestants, Sarah thought of reinventing the apricot chicken by adding squid ink to it. On the other hand, Brent went the healthier route by incorporating the apricot chicken into a bed of greens for a delicious and nutritious salad. Renae also decided on using curry for her apricot chicken recipe.

Once again, the lucky "MasterChef Australia" 6 judges Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston and George Calombaris tasted each of the contestant's apricot chicken dishes.

Click HERE to see photos of the Retro Challenge using various apricot chicken recipes from the "MasterChef Australia" 6's official Web site gallery.

For those of you who want to be a part of "MasterChef Australia" Season 7, you can now apply for it. Click HERE to check out the "MasterChef" Series 7 Casting Application Rules.

That's it for the "MasterChef Australia" 6 recap of Episode 44 which featured the Retro Challenge using various apricot chicken recipes. It was shown on July 6, 2014 at Network Ten. Watch the full episode HERE. Don't miss "MasterChef Australia" 6 from Sunday to Thursday at 7:30 p.m. In case you weren't able to catch it, never fear for the International Business Times (IBT) is here to give you the latest recaps and spoilers of your favourite Australian cooking competition.

Watch a video of the "Masterchef Australia" Season 6 contestants below:


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