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Easy Oven Baked Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast

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This Baked Boneless Chicken Breast recipe is tender and juicy. With a 15 minute prep time and just 20 minutes in the oven, you'll have a delicious homemade dinner in no time.
Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:20 mins
Total Time:35 mins

SERVINGS

2

Equipment

  • Meat Mallet
  • Baking Dish
  • Instant Read Thermometer

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts aprox 4-6oz each
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  • Using a meat mallet, place each chicken breasts between pieces of wax paper and pound to even thickness (1/2 - 3/4 inches is usually the best.)
  • Place chicken breasts in shallow baking dish.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Brush both sides of chicken breasts with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place in middle oven rack and let cook for 20-25 minutes. Check with instant read thermometer for doneness. Internal temp should be 160 degrees.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 713mg | Potassium: 425mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 37IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked boneless chicken, baked chicken breast
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 161kcal