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French Onion Chicken Recipe

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Quick Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Author cookingwithtammy


  • oil
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 onion
  • 2-3 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tsp thyme dried
  • 2 1/2 lb chicken breast cubed
  • 2 tsp oregano dried
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour for dredging
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1- 1 1/4 cup Gruyere' cheese
  • 1/4 cup Mozzarella cheese optional
  • parsley garnish fresh or dried


  • Using medium heat add the oil to a large skillet and allow the oil to become hot.
  • Add the onions, salt, pepper, thyme, and oregano.
  • Combine the herbs and spices with the onions.
  • Allow the onions to cook until it becomes caramelized.
  • Add the chopped garlic and combine
  • Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Season the chicken with salt and black pepper.
  • Mix until well combined.
  • Dredge seasoned chicken with flour, shaking off any excess.
  • Add a small drizzle of oil to the pan and fry the cubed chicken pieces until golden brown.
  • *Do not over crowd the pan, fry more than 1 batch of chicken if necessary.*
  • Add the beef broth to the pan, along with caramelized onions, allowing the liquid to reduce by 1/2.
  • Stir the mixture to assure it is not sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  • Add Gruyere' cheese and Mozzarella.
  • Lower the flame, cover with a lid and allow the cheese to become melted.
  • Serve with pasta or your preferred choice of food.