Jump to Recipe This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy. Chicken breasts are tossed in a simple herb mixture then oven baked until they are tender and juicy! This easy baked chicken recipe makes chicken breasts that are lightly seasoned and great in Chicken Salads , or to stir into chicken casseroles.
Print Recipe Learn how to make the most flavorful, tender and juicy baked chicken breast — no more dry chicken! Winner, winner, chicken dinner! 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. I use it for a quick and easy dinner, and I will also cook extra and save it to add to soups and casseroles.
Brining chicken is super-easy, it makes your chicken extra juicy, and best of all, it can be effectively done in just 15 minutes. Plus, if you brine chicken in lukewarm water, it also helps bring the chicken to room temperature, which makes for more even cooking. To brine chicken, simply fill a big bowl with lukewarm not hot water.
Deliciously seasoned before being cooked in the oven until golden with mouthwatering crisp edges! For extra flavour, garlic butter mixes through the cooked pan juices to serve your chicken drizzled in the best sauce! For years I tried so many recipes and techniques for a juicy baked chicken breast.