Healthy and juicy Baked Chicken Breast in the oven with 5 minutes of prep. This simple chicken breast recipe will become your go-to!
Author:Olena of ifoodreal.com
Prep Time:5 minutes
Cook Time:35 minutes
Total Time:40 minutes
Yield:8 servings 1x
2 lbs boneless & skinless chicken breasts
1 tbsp avocado or olive oil
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp salt
Ground black pepper, to taste
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
In a medium baking dish, place chicken, drizzle with oil and sprinkle with smoked paprika, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper. Using tongs or hands, move chicken around to coat on all sides evenly (I place bottom of breast on top of seasoned one and then swoosh around).
Bake for 25 minutes (thinner) to 35 minutes (2″+) or until 150 degrees F internal temperature. Remove from the oven, cover with foil or lid, and let rest for 10 minutes for the juicies to settle (don’t skip!).
Slice against the grain and serve along any side with a salad. Meal prep for the week, use in salads and casseroles.
Store: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
Freeze: Freeze in an airtight container for up to 3 months.
I used 3 huge organic breasts.
You can use regular paprika, however the best chicken is with smoked one. Just buy it.:)
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