French Onion Chicken Thighs

barbara lentz


Juicy chicken with a French onion fusion. Excellent


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5 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 large
    onions sliced
  • 1 tsp
    each salt and sugar
  • 2 tsp
    fresh thyme
  • 4
    chicken thighs
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
    beef broth
  • 2 c
    shredded gruyere
  • ·
    parsley for garnish

How to Make French Onion Chicken Thighs


  1. Add 2 tbsp. oil to large skillet. Add the onions, salt, sugar and thyme. Cook over medium low heat stirring often until golden brown and jammy. About 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside. Wipe out skillet.
  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Place the other 2 tbsp oil to pan. Cook the chicken about 15 minutes turning often. Add the garlic, oregano and beef broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and add the onions back in.
  3. Cook until reduced and thickened. Top with the Gruyere cheese and place a lid on top and remove from heat. Let the cheese melt. Garnish with parsley

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About French Onion Chicken Thighs

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: French

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