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Easy Baked Chicken Breasts Recipe - Tender and juicy, perfectly baked chicken breasts! The one and ONLY method and recipe you will need for baked chicken.
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Easy Baked Chicken Breast

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WW Freestyle: 1
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Tender and juicy, perfectly baked chicken breasts! The one and ONLY method and recipe you will need for baked chicken.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Serves
Calories: 161

Ingredients

  • olive oil cooking spray
  • 4 (1 pound) boneless, skinless chicken breasts (washed, dried, and trimmed)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon (or to taste) garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon (or to taste) dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon (or to taste) Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon butter, cut up into 4 pats
  • parchment paper

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Arrange chicken breasts in baking dish and rub in the minced garlic over each chicken breast.
  • Season chicken on both sides with salt, pepper, garlic powder, oregano, and Italian seasoning.
  • Place a pat of butter over each chicken breast.
  • Place a sheet of parchment paper over the chicken breasts. Tuck the edges so that it's snug around the chicken.
  • Bake for 30 to 33 minutes, or until chicken's internal temperature reaches 165F.
  • Serve right away OR remove from baking dish; let completely cool and keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. 

Notes

WW Freestyle Smart Points: 1
Nutrition Facts
Easy Baked Chicken Breast
Amount Per Serving (1 chicken breast)
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 80mg27%
Sodium 157mg7%
Potassium 419mg12%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 120IU2%
Vitamin C 1.8mg2%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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