French Onion Roasted Chicken

French Onion Roasted Chicken Recipe - combining two classic comfort foods into one incredibly indulgent and satisfying dish. Each piece is juicy and flavorful.

French Onion Roasted Chicken Recipe - combining two classic comfort foods into one incredibly indulgent and satisfying dish. Each piece is juicy and flavorful.


Ingredients
  • 5 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups sliced yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 chicken bouillion
  • 1/4 cup water + 1 Tablespoons cornstarch for thickening sauce


Instructions
  1. In a large 4 qt. Dutch Oven, heat up oil and butter until butter is melted.
  2. Season chicken. Place skin down in pot. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until golden. Flip and cook 2 to 3 minutes more. Remove chicken onto a plate.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  4. Add more butter to pot. Add onions. Cook stirring often until onions are translucent, soft and golden brown. Add bouillion cube and water. Cook until cube dissolves.
  5. Return chicken to pot. Spoon onions and juice over each piece.
  6. Place whole pot in oven. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 175 degrees F.
  7. When done, add cornstarch and water mixture to pot and stir until the sauce thickens.
  8. Serve chicken drizzled with sauce.