Crunchy Onion Chicken

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I’m always on the hunt for good food made with chicken breast. It is a staple in our house and I know that no matter what, my family will always eat chicken breast (unless it’s smothered in mushrooms!).

When I came across this recipe in a back issue of one of my favorite magazines, Taste of Home (you can purchase a subscription to the magazine HERE!), I knew this was one I HAD to try! The recipe was a winner indeed at our house and found a home in our winter dinner time rotation. The more I made this dish, the more comfortable I became and after awhile, I just began to toss in the amounts and ingredients I thought were in the recipe instead of searching for the recipe itself. Before long, my "version" was the one we preferred and made. Let that be a tip to you to not be afraid to experiment with a recipe once you get it down! Another tip is once you find a new tweak to an old standby, write it down. This will save you having to make it a ton of times to figure out what you did. Ask me how I know this;)

So go ahead and give my take on this tasty chicken a try and I think you will agree that nothing taste better than warm and crunchy onion chicken on a cold and blustery day!

Crunchy Onion Chicken

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes | Serves: 4


  • 1 lb. chicken breast
  • 6 ounces crispy onion flakes (one container)
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • salt, to taste
  • peper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Sean chicken breast with salt and pepper to preference
  3. In a shallow bowl, mix butter, mustard, onion powder and Worcestershire sauce until well combined
  4. In another shallow bowl, pour in crispy onion flakes. Using your hands or a food mallet, crush the onion flakes until they are crumbly but not too fine
  5. Dip one chicken breast in the butter mixture and coat throughly, then transfer to onion mixture
  6. Press onion mixture into chicken on all sides until gently coated and place in a greased baking dish
  7. Repeat with all other chicken breasts and drizzle any remaining butter over the coated breasts
  8. Bake in oven for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through (it will be white in the center and when poked, any juices that come out will be clear)
  9. Enjoy with your favorite sides-mashed potatoes go great with this!