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Baked Chicken Breast

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword baked chicken breast, chicken breast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 378kcal
Author Victor

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 clove garlic (pressed; or use 1 Tbsp powdered garlic)
  • 1 Tbsp dried parsley (or basil, cilantro, etc.)
  • Kosher salt (to taste)
  • Black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 cup chicken broth (hot)

For garnish:

  • Fresh limes, cut into wedges (optional)
  • Fresh herbs, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Rub chicken breasts with olive oil and pressed garlic, then sprinkle salt, pepper and dry herbs all over. Set aside.
  • Prepare and pour chicken broth in a 9" x 13" baking dish.
  • Carefully add the chicken breasts, bone side down. Sprinkle chopped onion all over.
  • Bake in the upper part of the oven for 60 minutes, until the tops are nicely  browned and the internal temperature has reached 165F.
  • Remove from the oven, let rest in the pan for 5 minutes and serve with lemon wedges and fresh herbs. Squeeze some lime juice on the chicken before eating to make it brighter and more flavorful.

Nutrition

Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 329mg | Potassium: 444mg | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 4.6mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.5mg