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baked chicken breast
Perfect Oven Baked Chicken Breast
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
22 mins
Resting time
5 mins
Total Time
27 mins

Perfect Oven Baked Chicken Breast are incredibly juicy and flavored with the perfect amount of seasonings. Foolproof tip shared on how to bake the juiciest chicken breasts ever. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken breast, oven baked chicken breast
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 198 kcal
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika*
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. 

  2. Mix together garlic powder, onion, paprika, chili powder, pepper, salt, crushed red pepper flakes, and parsley together in a small ramekin. 

  3. Slice the large chicken breasts in half lengthwise to create 4 chicken breasts. 

  4. Brush olive oil on both sides of chicken breasts. Rub the seasoning blend onto each side of the chicken breasts making sure all sides are coated well. Place seasoned chicken breasts in a baking dish. 

  5. Place half of a tablespoon of butter on top of each chicken breast. Bake for 18 minutes. Remove baking dish from oven and place aluminum foil on top and bake for another 4-5 minutes.

  6. Remove chicken breasts from oven and allow them to rest for 5 minutes and serve. 

Recipe Notes
  • You make use smoked paprika for more flavor. 
Nutrition Facts
Perfect Oven Baked Chicken Breast
Amount Per Serving (1 chicken breast)
Calories 198 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Sodium 334mg15%
Carbohydrates 1.5g1%
Protein 22g44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.