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Oven Baked Chicken Breasts Recipe

Oven baked Chicken Breasts. Bone-in chicken breasts with lemon and spices cooked in an oven. Very easy and delicious chicken recipe. This recipe adapted from


  • 2 medium garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1 large lemon, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 4 small bone-in and skin-on chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil


1. In a small mixing bowl, combine minced garlic and lemon zest. Mix well.  Stir in salt and black pepper and combine well to create the seasoning mix for the chicken.
2.  Using a meat mallet, pound the chicken breast halves to an even 1/2 inch (1.25 cm) thickness.
3. Rub the chicken breasts on all sides with the seasoning mixture. Transfer seasoned chicken to a plate. Refrigerate uncovered for at least 2 hours.
4. Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C). In a large nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over high heat. Add half of the seasoned chicken breasts, skin side down, and cook over high heat until golden brown, turning once. Remove cooked from the skillet and repeat with remaining 2 chicken breasts. When chicken breasts are ready, return the first two breasts to the pan, making sure that all 4 are skin side up now. Roast in the preheated oven for 10 minutes or until just cooked through. Turn off the oven. transfer roasted chicken to serving plates. Serve hot.

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