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Baked Chicken Breast

My Easy Baked Chicken Breast is great served as a meal or perfect for any recipe requiring cubed or shredded chicken. We use just a few simple herbs to have this chicken done in a snap!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Chicken Breast
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 28 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 298kcal
Author Jen


  • 2 lb Chicken Breasts
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp minced Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Place chicken in a shallow baking dish.
  • Drizzle with half of olive oil.
  • Spread half of garlic over breasts.
  • Rub to spread evenly.
  • Sprinkle with half of salt, pepper and onion.
  • Turn breasts over and repeat on other side with remaining ingredients.
  • Cook 23-28 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 165.
  • Allow to rest and cool for at least 5 minutes.
  • Slice cube or shred as needed for recipes.


Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 555mg | Potassium: 854mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg