Roast Chicken Breast Recipe

Did you know that a skinless and lean chicken breast contains about 182 calories and a fat of about four grams (actually about 1.1 grams fat (sat)). Therefore, it makes chicken breast as a fantastic source of food that is rich in protein. You can pound, stuff, marinate, grind and fry in the pan the chicken breast. It is very healthy to human body and gives a lot of energy as well.

In addition, a juicy and tangy chicken breast is obtained if you bake the chicken breast for a very short period at high temperatures. If you bake the chicken breast for about thirty minutes at about 350 degrees, it will yield a meat that is very dry. However, on the other hand if you bake the chicken breast for about twenty minutes and heat it at about 450 degrees it will result in producing a juicy and tangy chicken breast all the time you do so. The total preparation time is about ten minutes and the cooking time is about twenty minutes making it a total time of 30 minutes and it can yield about two to three servings.

Ingredients used

  • Based on your desire, you can take about two to three chicken breasts that are skinless and boneless. The chicken should weigh about 1 lb
  • Olive oil about two teaspoons
  • Half teaspoon of salt (Kosher)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper (freshly grounded)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of finely grinded garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of freshly grinded powder of onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon of oregano (should be dried)

    Preparation Method

    Step1: Preheat the oven to about 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Keep a baking dish along with a thin foil

    Step 2: The chicken breast should be gently brushed on both the sides with fresh olive oil and it should be sprinkled with perfect seasonings

    Step 3: Now bake this for about ten to fifteen minutes. Gently flip to chicken breasts other side. You can spray or brush the chicken breast again if you want and bake it again for about eight to ten minutes until the juices go out. You can also make a slit, which is very small in the chicken breast, and check it is properly cooked

    Step 4: After the chicken breasts are cooked, transfer them to a fine platter. Cover the chicken breasts loosely with a fine foil and make it rest for about five minutes before you actually slice it.

    General Tips

    If you get chicken breasts that are very large that weigh, about two pounds then you need to bake them for about ten to fifteen minutes on both sides of the chicken breast. If you are having a thermometer that is of instant-read type, then you can use it to ensure the chicken breast is properly cooked. The thermometer should read about 165 degrees Fahrenheit when you insert into the chicken breasts thick part. You get 272 calories per serving. The split up is 7 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbohydrates, 0 grams of sugar, 640 mg of sodium, 0 grams of fiber and 46 grams of protein.