Boneless skinless chicken breast is one of the healthiest meats you can have. It’s also one of the tastiest! It’s naturally low in fat and high in protein. It can be prepared and cooked any number of ways with a variety of flavors and spices to suit any taste.
This recipe will give you the basics of making boneless skinless chicken breasts in your oven.
With just a few basic ingredients and simple preparation, this recipe can be made again and again and used in salads, sandwiches, wraps, snacks and more.
Most boneless chicken breasts will cook better if they’re pounded down.
Easy Oven Baked Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
This is a very easy process of simply using a meat mallet and pounding them to an even thickness. (Use wax paper if so desired under and on top of chicken to cut down mess) This also helps to tenderize the meat.
This baked chicken breast recipe uses just the basics. It’s an excellent starting point for adjusting the recipe for your own tastes. Add a little chilli powder to spice it up; add lemon and garlic to give it a wonder rich “Greek” flavor; or add your favorite BBQ sauce for a delicious BBQ chicken recipe. The possibilities are endless.
Chicken recipes should always be cooked to in internal temperature of 165 degrees F
The best way to gauge this is by using an instant read thermometer. You can usually find them for under $10.00. It will become a very useful part of your kitchen and culinary creations.