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Chicken Caramelized Onions

Creamy Chicken and Caramelized Onions

Made in one pan and prepped in just minutes, this Creamy Chicken and Caramelized Onions is a delicious weeknight meal.
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Course: Dinner
Keyword: chicken, dinner, easy recipes, onions
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 261kcal
Author: Tracy


  • Stove
  • Large Skillet


  • lbs chicken tenders
  • 4 sweet onions
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1 tsp salt divided
  • 1 tsp ground pepper divided
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ cup 2% milk
  • Chopped parsley for garnish


  • Slice onions into rings
  • Once onions are done, transfer them to a plate
  • Season chicken tenders with salt and peppers
  • Cook the chicken, turning once, until browned and cooked throughout. About 3 mins per side.
  • Transfer to the same plate the onions are on, or get a new one!
  • Put the onions back into the skillet
  • Sprinkle flour over the onions and stir to coat.
  • Add broth, milk, and the remaining salt and pepper
  • Cook until bubbling and thickened, about 2 minutes
  • Return the chicken and any accumulated juices to the pan and turn to coat
  • Garnish with fresh chopped parsley, if desired
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 636mg | Potassium: 795mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 63IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 1mg
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