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Chicken with Rosemary-Onion Sauce Recipe

Chicken with Rosemary-Onion Sauce Recipe

“This is a great dish to serve guests because it tastes like you fussed,” writes Donna Roberts of Shumway, Illinois. “There is nothing more aromatic or flavorful than chicken with rosemary.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 teaspoons butter, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed


  • 1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet, brown chicken in 1 teaspoon butter. Transfer to an 11x7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • 2. In the same skillet, saute onion and garlic in remaining butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in broth and milk. Add rosemary. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 3. Pour sauce over chicken. Cover and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 247 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 501mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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kdfromm User ID: 8406252 235327
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2015

"Had a good flavor, but for some reason it did not "wow" me.... I will, however, give it another try. Hopefully it will be better the second time around!"

cloggins User ID: 5726884 159078
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2013

"I have made it numerous times.


happymammaofthree User ID: 6560660 156730
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2012

"Delicious! My husband really does not like chicken, but he liked this recipe. So easy to make."

PrincessM7 User ID: 6044679 88341
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2011

"Very tasty, healthy and so easy. Uses ingredients that most people already have on hand. Will definitely be making this again and again!"

bettyaking User ID: 2657428 79511
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2011

"Can someone give me an approximate amount of fresh rosemary to use instead of dried? I have somehoe managed to grow a huge bush of it!"

carolynstanek User ID: 1180811 79433
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2011

"We did not care for the flavor."

areisig User ID: 6116620 138425
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2011

"An excellent dinner option. My family loves it."

ColoradoCook User ID: 938981 156727
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2011

"My husband hates onions, but he requests this recipe over and over! My 2 children also absolutely love it. I rarely have leftovers! Fresh rosemary is also excellent in this dish . . ."

massager97 User ID: 1213546 138423
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2011

"My family absolutely loved this! I will double the sauce portion as it tastes great on egg noodles."

srliving User ID: 4326619 155660
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2010

"This dish is absolutely delicious! I tried it last week, and my family has already requested it again. Super easy, but looks like it requires tons of work. It calls for few ingredients, most of which I keep on hand. Great go-to dish for busy days."

Anduinriver User ID: 3070096 158456
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2010

"The recipe can easily be cut it half, a plus for someone single like me and the sauce has wonderful flavor. It reheats well for lunch the next day as well"

twinkle_toes User ID: 544493 207948
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2010

"This chicken is delicious and fairly simple to prepare for a week night supper and also nice for dinner guests."

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