French Onion Chicken with apricots

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“Thus recipe came from an Australian monthly cooking magazine called "Super Food Ideas" It is by far the best cooking magazine I have ever seen.”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 kg skinless chicken piece, trimmed of fat
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 (45 g) packet French onion soup mix or 1 (45 g) packet chicken noodle soup mix
  • 1 (840 g) can apricot halves in juice (we used pear juice)
  • 125 g green beans, trimmed (we used frozen)


  1. Place chicken pieces into a large casserole dish.
  2. (See variation) Sprinkle evenly with onion rings and soup powder.
  3. Stir apricots and juice into dish.
  4. Bake, covered, in a moderate oven (350F) (180C) for 1 hour or until chicken is tender.
  5. Stir beans through casserole.
  6. Serve immediately with noodles or potatoes.
  7. Variation: If preferred, dust chicken pieces in flour and brown in a frying pan sprayed with cooking oil before arranging in the casserole dish.
  8. Note: If you really want to keep calories down, use chicken breasts, as these have less fat than other chicken pieces.

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