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Cranberry Chicken Bake Recipe

This Cranberry Chicken Bake is exactly that. It is both sweet and savory and easy to make. I love the taste of the fresh cranberries with this. They add the best pop of flavor, and really make the dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Chicken, cranberry, cranberry chicken bake, Easy Chicken Dinner, Oven Baked Chicken recipe
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 259kcal


  • Skillet
  • 9x13" Baking Dish


  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup cranberries fresh or frozen
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 lemon


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


Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 791mg | Potassium: 514mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg