Chicken with Rosemary-Onion Sauce Recipe
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Chicken with Rosemary-Onion Sauce Recipe

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“This is a great dish to serve guests because it tastes like you fussed,” writes Donna Roberts of Shumway, Illinois. “There is nothing more aromatic or flavorful than chicken with rosemary.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 teaspoons butter, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 247 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 501mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 5 lean meat 1/2 fat


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet, brown chicken in 1 teaspoon butter. Transfer to an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  2. In the same skillet, saute onion and garlic in remaining butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in broth and milk. Add rosemary. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Pour sauce over chicken. Cover and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken with Rosemary-Onion Sauce in Light & Tasty February/March 2007, p29

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Reviewed Oct. 20, 2015

"Had a good flavor, but for some reason it did not "wow" me.... I will, however, give it another try. Hopefully it will be better the second time around!"

Reviewed Jul. 28, 2013

"I have made it numerous times.


Reviewed Mar. 8, 2012

"Delicious! My husband really does not like chicken, but he liked this recipe. So easy to make."

Reviewed Aug. 30, 2011

"Very tasty, healthy and so easy. Uses ingredients that most people already have on hand. Will definitely be making this again and again!"

Reviewed Aug. 22, 2011

"Can someone give me an approximate amount of fresh rosemary to use instead of dried? I have somehoe managed to grow a huge bush of it!"

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