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Slow Cooker French Onion Chicken

Slow Cooker French Onion Chicken is packed with the delicious flavors of French Onion Soup....including the cheese! Perfect for busy weeknights and destined to become a new family favorite!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 349 kcal
Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 large vidalia onions thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 14 oz. can beef broth
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking sherry or dry white wine optional
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 4 slices swiss cheese


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter and saute onions until golden brown.
  2. Remove from skillet and add to slow cooker.
  3. In the same skillet, brown chicken breasts on both sides over medium-high heat, 3-4 minutes.
  4. Remove from skillet and add to slow cooker with onions.
  5. Add beef broth, cooking sherry or wine, minced garlic, and salt.
  6. Cover slow cooker and cook on low heat 4 hours.
  7. Top with sliced swiss cheese and spoon onions & broth over the top to melt.

  8. Serve over polenta or mashed potatoes.