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Baked Chicken Breasts

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  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (that have been pounded to even thickness and brined in saltwater, *see easy instructions below)
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter (or olive oil)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper (freshly-)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika (I prefer smoked paprika)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium35% DV850mg
    Fat14% DV9g
    Protein82% DV42g
    Carbs0% DV0g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories250Calories from Fat80
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat80
    Total Carbohydrate0g0%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Sarah Nemechek 6 days ago
    This is my go-to baked chicken recipe. I use it to prepare chicken beasts to eat alone or to use when other recipes call for cooked chicken. My husband normally hates chicken breasts but he loves the way these turn out (referring to flavor, texture, & moisture). My kids say this tastes like Chick-fil-A chicken!
    Ashley Frye 19 days ago
    So good! Definitely broil it the last couple of minutes.
    Jackie 21 days ago
    Delicious! Very moist and tender.
    Emily McCarville 2 months ago
    Great! Loved all of the tips in this recipe! Made for some really tasty baked chicken!
    Amanda 2 months ago
    Didn't brine like it called for, and did 15 minutes at 450 °F instead of 18 and didn't broil at the end either. It came out just on the edge of being dry, but it wasn't. Flavor was good- my sister loved it. Added only half the amount of salt it called for (we're not big on salty flavors)
    M 2 months ago
    Really buttery and good!
    Theresa 2 months ago
    Perfect. I make this as my go to every week. Bake some chicken breasts on Sunday and use in recipes all week!
    Dakota 2 months ago
    Came out great. An amazing taste for a simple recipe.
    June 2 months ago
    I did brine the chicken which I thought made a difference making it more tender I didn’t use the suggested spices which now I think I should have
    Ally Nohr 2 months ago
    Very easy very good. Didn’t have to modify anything
    Abijah Thomas 3 months ago
    Turned out delicious.. it was so moist I added extra seasoning to it definitely love this recipe. Can’t wait to make it again
    Adam Whitt 3 months ago
    Quick. Easy. Tasty. Win. Win.
    Lance Campbell 3 months ago
    It turn juicy, well-cooked and delicious
    This was so delicious, my husband and seven year old son loved it. The chicken came out juicy and the seasoning was great. I brined the chicken beforehand and cooked it at the 450 degrees for the 15 minutes then tent covered it with foil and let rest while i was sauteing some green beans with garlic and parsley and making some rice to go along with it. My husband said i need to save this recipe 😁
    Lori Tickle 4 months ago
    I made this and it was a hit very good thank you
    Great recipe! Followed the instructions and didnt change anything. I baked 4 breasts and added 3 extra minutes just to make sure it is cooked through. Turned out really juicy.
    mdubu 4 months ago
    Awesome , might hv over cooked it 😁
    The flavor of all the spices was wonderful. can't wait to prepare this recipe again.
    Melanie 4 months ago
    This was a good simple recipe. The directions stated that it could be cooked for 15-18 minutes on high heat (450 degrees). One of the chicken breast was thicker and it took closer to 30 minutes. I also wasn’t watching how much paprika I used. Made them a bit spicy. Part of my family liked it.
    Jocelyn 4 months ago
    Very moist will definitely brine all of my chicken for now on. I brined it over night and had no taste issues also used my own seasoning. Great directions
    S Morcom 6 months ago
    Good and easy!!! I’ll make it again!!!
    Christopher Jones 6 months ago
    It came out nice and moist...had couscous and vegetable melody with and wife enjoyed not so much
    Jillian Greene 6 months ago
    It turned out great. the chicken was moist and delicious. Will make again :)
    Lucy Vazquez 7 months ago
    It was yummy. Came out juicy
    Amhory Alaniz 7 months ago
    Simple and really Delicious
    Alana 7 months ago
    Love it! Easy to make and was very tasty!
    Cheryl Peachey 7 months ago
    as limited the ingredients are, it tasted good 😊
    Ryan C. 7 months ago
    Everyone thought it was pretty good.
    Julie 9 months ago
    Loved it. Nice and juicy too!
    Leigh 9 months ago
    Great for a quick and easy supper!