Cranberry Chicken Dinner Recipe

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This meal in one pan combines chicken breasts with frozen sugar snap peas and leftover spiced cranberry sauce. For an easy dinner anytime, use a can of whole-berry cranberry sauce instead. "I prepared this over the holidays and it was so good," writes Sally Huzyak of Incline Village, Nevada.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 cups frozen pearl onions
  • 2 cups frozen sugar snap peas
  • 4 bone-in chicken breast halves
  • 1-1/2 cups Sugar 'n' Spice Cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 649 calories, 28g fat (4g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 736mg sodium, 64g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 5g fiber), 37g protein.


  1. Arrange the onions and peas in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with chicken. Combine the cranberries, pecans, oil and soup mix; spoon over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Chicken Dinner in Quick Cooking November/December 2003, p15

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Moondreamsgirl User ID: 7667693 237934
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2015

"This is a wonderful recipe! It's a 2 in one recipe, as the recipe for the spiced cranberry sauce is great, too! I thought I'd lost this one, and am so happy to find itl"

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