Oven Ingredients for Cooking Chicken Breasts
- Chicken breast (without kodi and bones) 3 pieces
- Olive oil (or butter) to taste
- Salt to taste
- Ground black pepper to taste
- Spices (turmeric, oregano, etc.) to taste
- Lemon 2-3 slices
- Main Ingredients Chicken
Baking dish, parchment or foil for baking, hot pot holders, disposable paper towels.
Cooking chicken breasts in the oven:
Step 1: prepare the chicken breasts.
Rinse chicken breasts (without skin and bones), dry with disposable paper towels and lay on a cutting board. From all sides, salt and pepper the chicken, as well as add other seasonings that will be appropriate here. So, for example, if you serve breasts as a separate hot dish, then you can use whatever your heart desires, and if you add them to a salad or prepare an appetizer with them, then it is better to use only the appropriate spices that will be combined with other foods in the dish.
Step 2: put the chicken breasts in shape.
Set the oven to warm up 160-180 degreesand while it comes, get ready to prepare the form.
The bottom and sides of the form must be greased with oil, you can optionally use olive, then you get a completely dietary chicken, or creamy. In fact, the difference will not be so great.
Cut a piece of parchment that fits the shape to the size and spread it with oil on one side as well.
Lay the chicken breasts in the form, you can add a few slices of lemon to them, or maybe a few twigs of thyme or rosemary, all at will. And cover everything from above with a sheet of parchment, oil side down.
Press the baking paper with your fingers so that it sticks tightly to the chicken on top, and there are no large gaps at the edges between the parchment and the shape. Then the poultry meat will definitely turn out juicy.
Step 3: bake chicken breasts.
Put the chicken breasts in the oven on 30-40 minutes. Thanks to parchment, they will be cooked in their own juice and therefore will become tender and juicy, and they certainly will not dry out.
After the specified time, check the chicken, it should turn completely white, which will indicate its readiness. At the bottom of the mold there will certainly be some juice.
Step 4: Serve the chicken breasts.
Oven-baked chicken breasts can be served immediately after cooking, like a hot dish, picking up a light side dish for them. And you can wait until they cool, transfer the bird to a container and send it to the refrigerator.
It’s very convenient to cook breasts for this large company or family according to this recipe, because it doesn’t take much time to prepare the products, and the result is always successful! Thanks to this method of roasting chicken breasts, you will always have juicy and tender dietary meat on the table. Healthy food is delicious!
Enjoy your meal!
- Instead of lemon, you can use an orange, because it also gives the chicken breast a citrus aroma and flavor.
- These breasts can be stored in the refrigerator for 1 week. That is, you can cook chicken on the weekend, and then cook sandwiches with it for a week or add poultry to various salads.