Skillet French Onion Chicken Recipe

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Bella Bryant Modified: March 23, 2022
Skillet French Onion Chicken Recipe

How To Make Skillet French Onion Chicken

This easy skillet recipe for French onion chicken is an elegant meal that you can make in half an hour. The Swiss & provolone cheeses make it super creamy.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2tbspoil
  • 2large onions,sliced
  • 4chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 2tbspbutter
  • 2tbspflour
  • 2cupsbeef broth
  • 1tspdried oregano
  • 1tspdried thyme
  • 1cupswiss cheese,shredded
  • 8slicesprovolone cheese


  1. In a large skillet over medium high heat add the oil and sliced onions. Sauté for 7 to 10 minutes until caramelized. Remove and set aside on a plate.

  2. Add in the chicken breasts and cook on each side for 3 to 4 minutes or until cooked throughout and no longer pink. Set aside with the onions.

  3. Add in the butter and let melt and add the flour and whisk until combined. Add the beef broth, oregano, and thyme and salt and pepper to taste and let simmer for 1 to 2 minutes until it starts to thicken.

  4. Reduce heat to a simmer and add chicken and onions back to the dish. Top with shredded Swiss cheese and provolone.

  5. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes until cheese is melted.


  • Calories: 798.79kcal
  • Fat: 53.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 24.33g
  • Trans Fat: 0.44g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.65g
  • Fiber: 1.94g
  • Sugar: 4.62g
  • Protein: 63.34g
  • Cholesterol: 195.63mg
  • Sodium: 1111.43mg
  • Calcium: 747.87mg
  • Potassium: 847.11mg
  • Iron: 2.72mg
  • Vitamin A: 296.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.68mg
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