Perfect Baked Chicken Breast

Perfect Baked Chicken Breast

Servings

8

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Calories

157

kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • Rub

  • 4 teaspoons paprika

  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Heat oven to 450°F.
  • Toss chicken with olive oil.
  • Stir together the rub and sprinkle over chicken breasts. Turn chicken breasts until completely coated in rub.
  • Place on sturdy baking sheet, leaving 1-2 inches between the chicken breasts.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Flip and return to the oven. Bake chicken for total time according to size of chicken breast: 5 oz (12-15 min), 7 oz (15-20 min), 10 oz (20-25 min), or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • Remove from oven and cover with a baking dish for 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove baking dish and transfer to a cutting board. Cut against the grain and serve.
  • Storage: Baked chicken breast may be stored in the fridge for up to 4 days, or in the freezer for 1 month.

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