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Baked Chicken Breast

The juiciest baked chicken breast in just a few minutes! Perfect for tacos, salads, as an entree or served on a bed of pasta. Learn how to bake chicken for an easy weeknight dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 271kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp seasoning


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 
  • In a baking dish, brush both sides of chicken breast with olive oil and sprinkle on seasoning.
  • Bake 20 minutes. Remove from oven.
  • Allow chicken to rest for 10 minutes to continue to cook. Slice or dice.


use your favorite seasoning - for this recipe I used a 1/2 package Old El Paso fajita seasoning


Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g