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French Onion Chicken {gluten free, low carb}

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French Onion Chicken

I recreated one my favorite Home Chef meal and had to share it with you!
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Course Chicken, Dinner, Home Chef
Servings 4 people
Calories 193 kcal


  • 1 lb thin boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup shredded monterey jack cheese in addition to amount in topping
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • avocado oil spray olive oil works too!


  • 1 shallot
  • 2 tbsp 1/3 less fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded monterey jack cheese


Making Topping

  • Peel and thinly slice shallot
  • Add sliced shallot to saucepan with spray oil and cook on medium heat, stirring occasionally until golden brown
  • Transfer cooked shallot to small mixing bowl and add 1/4 cup shredded cheese and 2 tbsp cream cheese
  • Set bowl with topping to the side

Prepare Chicken

  • Preheat oven broiler
  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking oil, set aside
  • In a small bowl, combine onion powder and sea salt
  • Season both sides of chicken breasts with onion salt mixture
  • Heat a large pan with spray oil over medium-high heat and add chicken breasts
  • Cook chicken breasts for about 3 to 4 minutes per side until golden brown and cooked through
  • Transfer cooked chicken breasts to prepared baking sheet and add top evenly with topping and remaining 1/4 cup shredded cheese
  • Place under broiler until cheese is melted, approximately 2 minutes
  • Serve with your favorite side dish, like green beans almondine and enjoy! https://enjoyablyglutenfree.com/2021/02/03/green-beans-almondine-gluten-free-low-carb/


Macros: Calories 193, Carbs 4.8g, Fat 6g, Protein 29.8g


Calories: 193kcal
Keyword Gluten Free, keto, low carb
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