This baked french onion soup chicken is simple, flavorful and made with just three ingredients! Yes, really! It’s such an easy way to use boneless skinless chicken breasts!
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I just recently had an extra packet of French onion soup mix in my pantry and this delicious chicken recipe resurfaced in my brain.
I remembered it as a childhood favorite and one of the first ways I liked chicken when it wasn’t chicken nuggets.
So of course I called my mom and said,
“Hey, do you remember this recipe you used to make in like 1997 with french onion soup mix and chicken?”
“Oh yeah. I guess so.” she replied.
Do you have the recipe?
“I think it was just soup mix and chicken and maybe some melted butter.”
And my friends it is basically THAT EASY!
To make this Baked French Onion Soup Chicken all you need is boneless skinless chicken breasts (or chicken breast cutlets), placed in a greased baking sheet. Then pour on some melted butter and top with a generous sprinkle of French onion soup mix. Voila!
An easy, 3 ingredient dinner in no time at all! This baked chicken recipe seriously couldn’t be any easier!!
My baked chicken is always dry. What’s up with that?
Overcooking chicken makes it dry and the worst, but how long you need to cook your chicken breast can vary depending on it’s thickness. I have suggested cooking times, but highly recommend using a digital meat thermometer to check your chicken’s internal temperature.
Cooked chicken’s internal temperature needs to reach 165 to be safe to eat! So about 5 minutes before it should be done, I like to pull my chicken out of the oven and check the internal temperature.
Just a little tip!
Because no one should have dry chicken.
This recipe is super moist and delicious, but if you overcook any chicken it’s gonna be dry!
What if I don’t have a package of French onion soup mix?
That’s okay! Use this homemade french onion soup mix to make your own with a few spices and pantry staples!
What should I serve with the French onion soup chicken?
I loved it paired with mushrooms and I think added sliced onions would be great too!
(The zucchini wan’t bad, it just didn’t get as crispy as I like it because of the butter and chicken juices, so I wouldn’t recommend it.)
This baked chicken is also awesome on salad, like this spring berry salad or in a wrap or as a chicken sandwich enjoyed on a bun with a slice of mozzarella cheese!
To make this recipe you may need…
- Digital meat thermometer
- Beautiful and durable baking dish
- French onion soup mix — if you don’t want to go out, you can use Prime Pantry and get your groceries delivered to your front door through Amazon!
French Onion Soup Chicken Recipe
French Onion Soup Chicken
- 1 lbs chicken breasts or chicken breast cutlets
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 1 package French onion soup mix
- Lightly spray 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange chicken breasts on baking dish (and vegetables if using them). Pour 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter over top of chicken. Sprinkle French onion soup mix over the top of the chicken, about half of the packet for a 1 pound of chicken or a whole for packet if you have a lot of veggies. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes for chicken breast cutlets. Check doneness with digital meat thermometer.