Baked Chicken Breast

For perfect baked chicken breasts, follow this recipe to learn how to bake chicken in the oven that's succulent and delicious.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword how to cook chicken breasts
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 165 kcal
Author Kirsten Morningstar


  • 4 oz. raw chicken breast, boneless, skinless
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • sea salt or Himalayan salt, optional, to taste
  • black pepper, optional, to taste
  • 1 tsp. rosemary optional
  • 1 tsp. thyme optional


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

  2. Place chicken in ovenproof baking dish.

  3. Drizzle chicken breast with oil. Season with salt and pepper, rosemary and thyme, if desired.

  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle and juices run clear.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Baked Chicken Breast
Amount Per Serving
Calories 165
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.