Baked Chicken Breasts
These Baked Chicken Breasts are the easiest recipe ever! They are perfectly seasoned with a few spices and oven baked to perfection.
- 4 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
- 2 tablespoons olive oil or butter
- 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
Fill a bowl with warm water and add 2-3 tablespoons of salt.
Place chicken in the brine and let sit for at least 15 minutes. (you can also cover and refrigerate for up to 4-5 hours)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
Place chicken in a baking dish.
Pour oil over top and turn to coat well.
Sprinkle seasoning all over the top.
Bake for 23-27 minutes (depending on the thickness of the chicken) until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F. Use a meat thermometer for accuracy.
Once cooked, remove from the oven and let rest for 5-10 minutes. ( you can loosely cover with aluminum foil if desired).
Store in an air tight container for 3-4 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
Calories: 216kcal | Protein: 32g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 369mg | Potassium: 567mg | Vitamin A: 140IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.9mg