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Oven Baked Chicken Breast Recipes (6 Ways)

Looking to make a juicy, tender baked chicken breast recipe that’s flavorful and easy to whip up? Pick from one of these 6 baked chicken breast recipes – fajita, lemon, bbq, teriyaki, Italian, or balsamic!

Prep: 45 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutes
Fat 15 Carbs 4 Protein 26
Yield 4 1x

Ingredients

Fajita

  • 11.5 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast*
  • 1/4 cup olive oil 
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice 
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper  
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro 

Lemon 

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup olive oil 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard 
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill 
  • 1/2 tablespoon white rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey (or maple syrup)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

BBQ

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 olive oil 
  • 1/4 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper 

Teriyaki

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon fresh grated ginger 
  • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup 
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion 
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 

Italian

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 
  • 1 clove garlic, minced 
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil 

Balsamic

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup olive oil 
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper 
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil 

Instructions

  1. Choose a chicken marinade flavor and place all ingredients (minus the chicken breast) into a medium bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Place chicken breast into a glass container or gallon-size bag. Then, pour the marinade on top of the chicken, making sure it is covered.
  3. Let chicken marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or for best results, for 24 hours.
  4. When you are ready to bake, preheat oven to 375ºF and spray a baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Then, transfer all of the contents of your bag (including the marinade) into a 9×9-inch baking dish. 
  5. Bake chicken breasts at 375ºF for 20-25 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165ºF.
  6. Remove chicken breast from the oven and then place it onto a plate. Let chicken rest for 10 minutes before serving. 
  7. Option to eat as is, chunk the chicken, or shred it.

Tips & Notes

  • Nutrition information is for the lemon chicken.
  • Leftover marinade: want to make a sauce out of your leftover marinade? Simply eat it as is or use a little cornstarch to thicken your sauce before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Calories: 246 Sugar: 3 Fat: 15 Carbohydrates: 4 Fiber: 0 Protein: 26
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: ChickenMethod: OvenCuisine: AmericanDiet: Gluten Free

Keywords: baked chicken

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