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Cranberry Onion Chicken

Cranberry Onion Chicken

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I don’t think it can get much easier.

Four ingredients + one dish = DELICIOUS

Bonus – Easy clean up!!

This can be made on a busy weekday evening or for a dinner party — it is that good. 

A friend at work gave me the recipe, which was handed down from her grandmother.  

While baking, the dressing and cranberries incorporate into a tasty sauce with a perfect tart/sweet balance. 

And the color. . . 

The rich burgundy of the cranberries over the chicken and white rice is dazzling!!

We make it often as it is a favorite in our home.

  • 4 bone in or boneless chicken breasts (skinless)
  • 1- 2 packages onion soup mix
  • 1 can of whole cranberry sauce (not jellied) *
  • Bottled French dressing

* you can use homemade cranberry sauce (leftovers from Thanksgiving)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Put chicken in baking dish and rub with onion soup mix.

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Drizzle French dressing over chicken (I used about 1/4 of a large bottle for two breasts)

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Pour cranberry sauce on top.

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Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour.

THAT’S IT!!!!

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Serve over plain white rice with lots of the sauce.

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Serves 4

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2 thoughts on “Cranberry Onion Chicken

  1. Andrea Giedraitis on said:

    My Mociute (grandma) would be proud! 🙂 This is our “go to” dish for dinner parties — so easy and delicious. I’m always asked for the recipe. Works well with apricot or lingonberry jam too (although cranberries are the favorite)

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