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Cranberry Sauce Chicken II


"Chicken thighs or breasts baked with a tangy cranberry/onion/salad dressing sauce. Makes a simple, different dinner. Super easy and delicious!"
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2 h servings 397 cals
Original recipe yields 7 servings (6 to 8 servings)


  • Calories:
  • 397 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 20.8 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.4g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 15 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 828 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place chicken pieces in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. In a large bowl combine the cranberry sauce, salad dressing and soup mix and mix well. Coat chicken pieces with this mixture.
  3. Cover dish and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours, or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear. Remove cover for the last 15 minutes of baking time.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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I have used a similar recipe many times and it is absolutely fabulous. I know you might think the combo of ingredients is rather odd, but when they cook together, they taste wonderful! Here are ...

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Realizing that we all have different tastes, I'm rating this a 3 because we didn't care for this dish. I followed recipe exactly as written....and found it to have an usual taste. Not a bar-b-...

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I have used a similar recipe many times and it is absolutely fabulous. I know you might think the combo of ingredients is rather odd, but when they cook together, they taste wonderful! Here are ...

I LOVE this recipe! It's soooooo quick and tastes great. The sauce is fantastic over homemade mashed potatoes so they're a must side for this meal. I use breasts so I only cook for 1 hour, an...

WE LOVED IT! If you use the slow cooker, you should skin the chicken and add two tbsp of cornstarch and extra pepper or poultry seasoning to the cold sauce and so I threw in about 12 skinnless...

This was a SUPERB recipe!!! It was sweet and tangy and tender AND very easy. I followed the directions but used whole berry cranberry sauce, and after dipping the chicken in the mixture I poured...

Good flavor! I put frozen chicken thighs in the crock pot and spread the sauce over top. I set it on high for 5 hours. It turned out great! My husband loved the sauce over white rice.

Easy, easy, easy! I only had four chicken thighs, so I didn't use a whole bottle of dressing, and I used jellied cranberry sauce. Otherwise, I followed the recipe as written, with great result...

I am not a huge fan of Onion Soup mix but this sauce has so many flavors that it isn't overwhelming. My husband and kids really like this and it is so easy. Rice as a side for the sauce is a m...

I really like this recipe. Tastes great! A warning -- the sauce tends to burn and bake onto the pan, so you might want to think twice before making this in your best ovenware.

This is one of my absolute favorite dishes! The chicken is moist, the flavor is wonderful, and on top of that, it is really simple to make. I also used whole cranberries for the sauce - yum! Thi...