Skillet Chicken with Barbecue Onion Recipe
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Skillet Chicken with Barbecue Onion Recipe

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Barbecue chicken is a sure bet with guests, but it’s also messy at times. My recipe lets you savor that flavor without a pile of napkins. —Evelyn Cleare, Miami, Florida
Featured In: Speedy Skillet Dinners
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium sweet onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2/3 cup honey barbecue sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/4 cup sauce: 250 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 657mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein.


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add onion and red pepper to same pan; cook and stir 5-6 minutes or until tender. Add barbecue sauce; heat through. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Skillet Chicken with Barbecue Onion in Simple & Delicious December/January 2015

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tjthomas1962 User ID: 8655746 244594
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2016

"Would make again. Loved it. Will make it with thighs next time."

Angel182009 User ID: 6228642 222565
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2015

"My family and I thought this recipe was really good. I like how quick and easy it was to put together and get on the table! And had good flavor it was a great way to sneak some vegetables in to my toddler."

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