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French Onion Chicken

French Onion Chicken

Michelle Boulé
Make a delicious dinner with this recipe for French Onion Chicken. Caramelized onions and chicken make for a perfect savory meal.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 498 kcal


  • Le Creuset Dutch Oven
  • Lodge Dutch Oven
  • Cuisinart Dutch Oven
  • Chef's Knife


  • 3 Yellow Onions Sliced thinly
  • 3 Tbsp Butter
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Thyme
  • 1 Cup Chicken Stock
  • 2 Tbsp Flour
  • 4 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Slices Swiss Cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a dutch oven over medium-low heat, add onions, butter, salt and pepper. Cook for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally until onions are a deep brown. Stir in some fresh thyme leaves and flour.. Deglaze the pan with chicken stock and stir until thickened.
  • While onions are cooking, add chicken to a baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and cover with aluminum foil. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Add chicken to the pan with caramelised onions. Spoon some onions on top of the chicken. Add the sliced swiss on top of the chicken. Cover the dutch oven until cheese is melted. Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 498kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 55gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 185mgSodium: 460mgPotassium: 1033mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 475IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 167mgIron: 1mg
Keyword French Onion Chicken
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