One of my favorite chicken recipes and the ONLY method you will need for making baked chicken. How to make juicy and tender oven baked chicken breasts with just one simple method! You heard that right: The one and ONLY method you will need for baked chicken. I have used this recipe for perfectly baked chicken time and time again, all with different seasonings and flavors, and it has YET to disappoint.
Your warm, flavorful, and cozy dinner will be ready shortly after — with no extra work necessary! Such a great freezer staple especially when you can buy them on sale in bulk! Serving Suggestions This particular recipe for baked chicken breasts is quick and versatile, making it ideal for a busy weeknight supper. You can serve it with rice, a French baguette, biscuits, or egg noodles. Keep it fresh with some steamed broccoli, a light green salad, or some oven-roasted string beans.
Though I always stand firm that brown meat is better than white — more flavour, more juiciness — lean chicken breast is a regular in my shopping trolley, week after week. Enter — a fabulous chicken seasoning for baked chicken breast: There are 2 reasons why this is my secret ingredient: It makes more seasoning, so you can coat the breast thoroughly and give it a beautiful crust without overpowering it with lots of spices that need longer to cook than chicken breast does; 2. It makes the chicken sweat while it bakes, so you end up with wetness that makes the chicken more juicy than the usual baked chicken breast.
I realized that while I have a lot of chicken recipes, I hardly have any that call for chicken breasts, and they are actually something I cook A LOT around here. So how do you rectify that? By adding fat of course! But the good kind — the EVOO kind. Rubbing the chicken with a little olive oil before baking helps add moisture to the chicken and also helps the seasonings stick to the breast.