Tasty Onion Chicken Recipe
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Tasty Onion Chicken Recipe

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This is a no-fuss entree that's fast and flavorful. French-fried onions are the secret to the yummy coating that keeps the meat juicy.—Jennifer Hoeft, Thorndale, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 can (2.8 ounces) French-fried onions, crushed
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the butter, Worcestershire sauce and mustard. Place the onions in another shallow bowl. Dip the chicken in butter mixture, then coat with onions.
  2. Place in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish; drizzle with remaining butter mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tasty Onion Chicken in Quick Cooking January/February 2006, p19

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Reviewed Apr. 4, 2016

"Very easy & quick, really tasty. I used Dijon for the mustard & used a large can of French fried onions for extra coating. Will make it again."

Reviewed Jan. 28, 2016

"This is one of our favorite chicken dinners. It is so easy to prepare and so tasty. Hubby loves it. We have it frequently. I highly recommend this recipe as a Volunteer Field Editor for Taste of Home."

Reviewed Oct. 14, 2015

"My family loves this and so do guests

quick easy and turns out perfect everytime!
even fussy toddlers love this dish"

Reviewed May. 27, 2015

"Amazing. I use chicken breast so I have to flatten the meat or cook it longer than the suggested time to make sure it is done. This tastes incredible!"

Reviewed Apr. 29, 2015

"I made this with chicken thighs because that's what I had on hand. My family loved it and asked me to make it again soon."

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