French Onion Chicken

French Onion Chicken
Prep Time xv mins
Cook Time i hrs xv mins
Total Time i hrs thirty mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Continental
Servings: 8
Calories: 551 kcal


  • 8 pieces chicken thighs, amongst skin
  • 2 + i tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 pounds onions, peeled too sliced to 1/4" thick
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups chicken or beef broth
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups gruyere cheese (gouda besides plant well)
  • salt too pepper to taste


  1. Place two tablespoons olive crude oil inwards pan too estrus to medium-low.  Add onions too educate until the onions are a deep rich brownish color.  About 45 minutes.  DO NOT TURN THE HEAT TO HIGH to educate it faster.  You may involve to add together a tablespoon of broth occasionally if yous come across the onions sticking.  The onions volition cut back downwards a lot.  Don't worry.  Its what is supposed to happen.
  2. While the onions are cooking inwards some other pan yous tin educate the chicken.    Turn  heat upwardly to high.  Add i tablespoon of olive oil.  Season the chicken amongst tabular array salt too pepper than brownish the each side of the chicken for five mins per side.  Don't overcrowd the pan.  Its amend to create it inwards batches too laissez passer on the chicken room to brown.  Remove all chicken from the pan too await until onions are completed.  You tin deglaze the pan amongst two tablespoons of broth too and then add together this mixture into onions when yous add together the balance of the broth.  (turn estrus off pan afterwards deglazing until yous are ready for it.)
  3. Once the onions are dainty too browned, add together garlic, thyme too flour to onions too stir vigorously to combine.  Continue to educate for iii minutes.  Then add together one-half of the broth too stir too educate for five minutes.  Then scoop out 1/3 of the onions too house on a plate.  Add the balance of the broth, balsamic vinegar, mustard too Worcestershire sauce too select to a boil.(And the deglazed juices from cooking the chicken)  The sauce should outset to thicken inwards a few minutes.  
  4. Place chicken dorsum into the pan amongst  thickened onions/broth too and then carve upwardly the onions yous select laid aside too house them atop of each land of chicken. Place into a 350� oven too bake for twenty minutes.  Then take from the oven too plough the oven to broil.    Sprinkle the grated cheese over each of the chicken topped amongst onions.  Place pan dorsum inwards the oven too broil until cheese is melted too golden brown. (about five minutes depending on your oven)
  5. Serve Immediately.  

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