HEAT olive oil in a wide skillet. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook, turning chicken until browned, 6-8 minutes; remove from pan and set aside.
ADD onion, garlic and ginger to pan. Cook on medium heat until softened, 2-3 minutes.
ADD turmeric and cinnamon. Stir until fragrant, about 15 seconds.
RETURN chicken to pan. Add broth, apricots and dates. Bring to a simmer; cover, reduce heat to low and simmer until chicken is cooked through (165°F), about 15 minutes. Serve over hot couscous or rice.