Mushroom and Onion Baked Chicken

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Mushroom and Onion Baked Chicken is such a quick and easy recipe that the whole family will enjoy.

Are you worried about how to cook chicken breasts so they don’t dry out? You aren’t alone! Don’t let chicken breasts intimidate you. This easy recipe will keep the chicken nice and juicy while also adding layers of incredible flavors. Your family will love it!

Mushroom and Onion Baked Chicken served on a grey plate with pasta

Juicy Baked Chicken Breast

I love easy recipes! Recipes that require just a few ingredients and can be tossed in the oven in no time are some of my favorites. I often find myself Googling or using Pinterest to search “Easy Recipes” because they don’t take a lot of time, and they still taste great.

This Mushroom and Onion Baked Chicken recipe is one of those easy-to-make recipes. It only requires a few ingredients that you probably have in the house already.

Mushroom and Onion Baked Chicken served on a grey plate with pasta

How To Make Mushroom and Onion Baked Chicken

This effortless chicken recipe is a great for a laid back family night because it’s unbelievably simple to cook. You can even get picky eaters to gobble it down like candy. My family LOVES mushrooms, so I cook this dish quite a lot.

What You Need:

Here’s what you’ll need from the store. The exact amounts are in the printable recipe card at the bottom of this post.

Kitchen Tools Needed:

Ingredients Needed:

Mushroom Chicken Breast Tips

Below are some photos of the recipe so you can see how I made them. I’ll also share my best tips. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments.

Two chicken breasts on a parchment-lined baking pan, seasoned with salt, pepper, ground onion, and ground garlic.

Don’t Skimp Out on the Mushrooms

The mushroom adds tons of flavor to this chicken dish. Feel free to add even more if you’re a huge fan! In fact, you can have fun with the mushrooms. Use a bunch of different varieties, they all have different flavors.

Adding slices of mushrooms and onions on seasoned chicken breast.

Make Ingredient Swaps

If you’d rather use extra virgin olive oil than butter, feel free to do so! Just be sure to coat the chicken with EVOO as your first step, then add all the other ingredients.

Adding dollops of butter to a chicken dish, ready to be baked in the oven

What To Serve With Baked Chicken

The best part about this chicken is that the flavors are overpowering, so they can go along with lots of your favorite side dishes, such as:

Mushroom and Onion Baked Chicken served on a grey plate with pasta

Freeze The Chicken

You can easily turn this into a freezer meal that you heat up later when you don’t have time to cook. Just wrap each chicken breast individually in parchment paper and place them in a freezer-safe food storage bag. They will stay fresh in the freezer for up to three months.

A piece of oven-baked chicken on a fork, laying on a grey plate, served with macaroni pasta
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Mushroom and Onion Baked Chicken

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Mushroom and Onion Baked Chicken is such a quick and easy recipe that the whole family will enjoy.
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:25 mins
Total Time:35 mins

SERVINGS

2

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • ¼ cup chopped onions
  • ¼ cup softened butter

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking dish with parchment paper.
  • Add chicken breast to the lined baking dish. Season with salt and pepper, followed by onion powder and garlic powder.
  • Top off the seasoned chicken with musrhooms and onions.
  • Add dollops of softened butter throughout the chicken and veggie mixture.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until completely cooked through. Serve with your favorite side dish.

Nutrition

Calories: 469kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 206mg | Sodium: 466mg | Potassium: 871mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 0.1g | Vitamin A: 777IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken breast, chicken
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 469kcal
Chicken breast, covered in roasted mushrooms and onions, served on a grey plate with pasta
Chicken breast, covered in roasted mushrooms and onions, served on a grey plate with pasta

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