Mash up wine braised chicken breasts with French Onion Soup and you have this recipe: French Onion Soup Chicken. It got rave reviews from the hubs, so it must have been delish!
This was good. No. This French Onion Soup Chicken was beyond good. This was lick-the-slow-cooker-liner-until-nothing-was-left good. This got a “we can have this again” from the hubs, so it must have been amazing. He usually doesn’t make comments like that. I was stunned.
Granted, I knew it tasted delicious. I could tell when I was thickening the sauce and tasting the spices before I served it. I couldn’t stop “tasting” to get the seasoning right. We’ve all been there, right? Just one more taste to be sure. Just one more taste to be sure. Okay, last taste. No, seriously, this is the last taste. Okay, just one more.
Grab a fork and a knife and dig in!
I know you want to because I do! I want to make it again this week, it was that tasty!! The onions are all sweet and tender with that hint of white wine. The chicken has delicious onion and thyme flavor to it and it’s tender and scrumptious!
Top that one some toasted bread topped with spreadable Swiss cheese (or toast some gruyere or your favorite cheese on top) to mimic the crouton on top of the French onion soup. Smother the crouton with the chicken and onion mixture and chow down!
No, I didn’t put THAT much on my plate. It’s a smaller plate. I’m starting to put my dinner on the smaller plates and make it LOOK like I’m eating a lot, but I’m really not. That’s 4 ounces of chicken breast meat, 3 ounces of bread, and about 1 cup to 1 1/2 cups of the onion mixture.
And that was PLENTY! Oh yeah, and one wedge of the spreadable Swiss cheese (aka Laughing Cow). It added just enough creamy cheesiness that tied it all together. Seriously, gonna make this one again. I’m hungry just looking at it!
How can you resist this dish?
Just LOOK at it!! All that chicken, onion, cheesy bread goodness. You can see the crisp crust of the bread on the bottom. It just soaks up all that excess sauce making this amazing! You might want a few extra pieces of bread to clean your plate with. Trust me on this one!
- 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast
- 3 cups thinly sliced onions
- 1 cup fat free chicken broth
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 1 sprig fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried thyme)
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 16 ounces French bread, cut into 16 slices
- 8 whole Laughing Cow Swiss cheese wedges
- Place first 5 ingredients in the liner of a slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Cook on low 8 to 10 hours or until the chicken is fork tender.
- Combine the water and cornstarch. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and keep warm. Add the cornstarch mixture to the slow cooker broth and stir well to combine. Cook on high 10 to 30 minutes, or until thickened.
- Broil the French bread until golden brown and coat each slice with half a wedge of Laughing Cow Swiss cheese.
- Place two toasts on each of eight plates and top with 4 ounces of chicken and 1/2 cup of onion mixture on top of each toast.
Nutrition InformationYield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 430Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 102mgSodium 725mgCarbohydrates 41gFiber 2gSugar 8gProtein 46g