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5 from 2 votes

Simple Oven Baked Chicken Breast

This simple oven baked chicken breast has loads of flavor and is made with simple ingredients.  It is the best way to bake chicken and works great on a salad or with a simple side.  
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
cooling time5 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 230kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 large Chicken Breast
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter Melted
  • 1 Tablespoon Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a small bowl, combine the melted butter and the minced garlic.
  • Spray a 9 by 13" baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Add the chicken breasts.  
  • Using a spoon, drizzle the butter and minced garlic mixture on the chicken breast.  Be sure to coat both sides of the chicken. 
  • In another small bowl, combine the paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix.  Sprinkle the seasonings on all sides of the chicken breasts.
  • Bake the chicken in the oven for 20-35 minutes, depending on how thick the chicken breasts are.  When the chicken is done the internal temperature of the chicken should be 165 degrees Fahrenheit.   It is the safe internal temperature for both the white meat and dark chicken meat.  
  • Remove the chicken from the oven and spoon the butter and chicken juiced on the meat.  Let the meat sit for about 5 minutes and then serve. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 613mg | Potassium: 582mg | Vitamin A: 410IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.7mg