Cranberry Chicken Bake

Holiday food is my favorite food, and most of said food contains lots and lots of sugar. That’s why it’s my favorite?! But every once in a while, it’s nice to have a clean, healthy meal that you won’t feel guilty about feeding your family. This Cranberry Chicken Bake is exactly that! It is so delicious and takes minutes to throw together and put in the oven. Enjoy, and happy holidays!

Serves: 6

Cranberry Chicken Bake

15 minPrep Time

45 minCook Time

1 hrTotal Time

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  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon all season salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 4 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 lemon


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a bowl combine garlic salt, paprika, pepper, and all season salt.
  3. Rub the mixture into each chicken breast on both sides.
  4. Heat a skillet to medium heat and add olive oil.
  5. Place the chicken breasts into the pan, browning them on both sides, but not cooking them all the way through.
  6. Place them in a sprayed 9x13 pan.
  7. Place sprigs of rosemary between the breasts and lemon slices on top or in between breasts.
  8. Pour the chicken broth into the 9x13 pan.
  9. In a separate bowl, combine the cranberries, brown sugar, minced garlic and vinegar stirring until well mixed.
  10. Pour the mixture over the chicken breasts.
  11. Place in oven and cook for 45 minutes or until the juices run clear.

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