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Savory Onion Chicken Recipe
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Savory Onion Chicken Recipe

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Dinner doesn't get any easier than this tasty chicken entree. Buy chicken that's already cut up to save even more time. —Julia Anderson, Ringgold, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up and skin removed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer or nonalcoholic beer

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 231 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 469 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Place 2 tablespoons flour in a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil on all sides. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add soup mix and remaining flour, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Gradually whisk in beer. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Return chicken to the pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Savory Onion Chicken in Simple & Delicious September/October 2009, p12

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 231 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 469 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

Reviews for Savory Onion Chicken

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Reviewed Nov. 7, 2013

"i loved it only i would use boneless next time"

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Reviewed Jun. 3, 2013

"My BF and I both love this. Great taste and so easy, Others have said BLah, make sure you use Lipton onion soup (not off brand) and I used a good brand of beer (again not off brand).

He is a OTR and I will freeze a lot of the leftovers for him to take with. Does anyone know if this will freeze well??"

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Reviewed May. 6, 2013

"Easy and very good. Need more be said?"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2013

"This was absolutely delicious."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2012

"Yuck. 'nuf said."

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