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15 Minute Oven Baked Chicken Breast

This chicken breast recipe is so quick and easy, it will become your go-to dinner on busy nights.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 392

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon dried basil you can also use parsley, thyme, cilantro, oregano or rosemary if you want to try something different
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Pots and Utensils:

  • 1 Mixing bowl
  • 1 Broiling pan or baking sheet

Instructions

  • Turn the oven onto the Broil setting (or 400 F on the Bake setting)
  • Mix all of the ingredients (except for the chicken) in the mixing bowl.
  • Cut the chicken breasts into 1/2" wide strips. 
  • Add the chicken strips to the liquid in the bowl and toss well.
  • Spread the chicken out in a single layer on the broiling pan or cookie sheet.
  • Broil or bake for 5 to 7 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.

Notes

Lining the baking sheet with a layer of foil before putting the chicken down will make clean up easier.
This chicken breast tastes great on its own, but can also be used on top of salads, pasta or as an add-on to nachos.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 392kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.3g | Protein: 61.5g | Fat: 14.2g | Cholesterol: 198.6mg | Sodium: 414.1mg | Sugar: 0.2g