Cheesy Onion Chicken Skillet

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: May. 21, 2022
My zesty chicken with peppers and onions is so versatile, it works when you serve it over rice, potatoes, noodles, even a hoagie bun. —Kim Johnson, Sibley, Iowa
Cheesy Onion Chicken Skillet Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 2 teaspoons Mrs. Dash Garlic & Herb seasoning blend
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1/2 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese


  1. Toss chicken with seasoning blend. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 5-7 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove from pan. In same pan, add remaining oil, pepper and onion; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Stir in chicken; sprinkle with cheese. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 293 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 226mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein.