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Crock Pot French Onion Chicken

If you love french onion soup, Crock Pot French Onion Chicken Recipe is a must try. French Onion Chicken is tender and delicious. Plus, so easy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Crock Pot French Onion Chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 209kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 1 pounds vidalia onions peeled and sliced
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (filleted into 6 pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 6 oz sliced swiss cheese


  • Place the onions in the bottom of the crock pot.
  • Place the chicken on top.
  • Seasoning with salt and thyme.
  • Pour the Balsamic and the broth over the top.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
  • 30 minutes before serving, top with the sliced Swiss cheese.
  • Cook for 30 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Spoon the onion mixture on top of the chicken and serve.


*Refrigerate the leftovers in an air tight container for up to 5-7 days.  
*If you cannot find vidalia onions any sweet onions will work.  


Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 665mg | Potassium: 355mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 256IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 249mg | Iron: 1mg