Cranberry Pecan Chicken Bake

I love recipes that I can make in a hurry and my whole family will eat!  My mother-in-law made this for our family a few years ago and it has been a favorite ever since. I love the sweet and savory sauce in this recipe and it goes perfectly over rice.

Serves: 6-8

Cranberry Pecan Chicken

Baked chicken in a sweet and savory cranberry rice.

5 minPrep Time

1 hrCook Time

1 hr, 5 Total Time

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  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 (14 ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 (8 ounce) bottle Catalina dressing
  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
  • 1 cup Craisins (dried cranberries)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 6 cups cooked rice


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Place chicken breasts in prepared dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. In a mixing bowl, whisk together cranberry sauce, dressing and onion soup mix.
  5. Fold in craisins and chopped pecans and pour over chicken.
  6. Cover pan with foil and bake for 1 hour, or until chicken is cooked through.
  7. Serve over cooked rice.
Recipe Type: Main Dish




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