Chicken With Caramelized Onions

Chicken With Caramelized Onions

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Servings: 6
  • About This Recipe

    “This is an amazingly delicious dish that is actually good for dieters.”


  • cooking spray
  • 6cupsthinly sliced onions
  • 1/2 teaspoonsalt
  • 1/4 teaspoondried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoonground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoonblack pepper
  • 1/2 cuplow sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1/4 cupbalsamic vinegar
  • 6 (4ounce)boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • Directions

  • Coat a large skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot.
  • Add onion; cover and cook 10 minutes or until onion is golden brown, stirring frequently.
  • Combine salt and next 3 ingredients; stir well.
  • Sprinkle half of spice mixture over onions; add 1/4 cup chicken broth, and cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add 2 tablespoons broth, and cook until liquid evaporates, scraping pan to loosen browned bits.
  • Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons broth; cook until liquid evaporates.
  • Add vinegar, and cook an additional 2 minutes.
  • or until liquid almost evaporates.
  • Remove onion mixture from skillet; set aside, and keep warm.
  • Wipe skillet clean with paper towels.
  • Rub chicken with remaining spice mixture.
  • Recoat skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot.
  • Add chicken; cook 5 minutes on each side or until done.
  • Serve chicken with caramelized onion mixture.
  • Reviews

  • “This was really good.I think reducing the balsamic vinegar to 1/8 cup would let some of the other wonderful flavors come through a little more.The onions were a little potent.The chicken was very tasty and I like the spice mixture on it.Thanks for a great dinner Mirj!”

  • “The onions took a lot of time, but it was worth the effort.This was a delicious dish.”