New to the kitchen? Follow these simple instructions to master the skill of cooking chicken in the oven. Baked chicken breast can be prepared ahead and sliced for sandwiches or eaten with rice/potatoes and veggies for dinner!

Get The Recipe

Gather the Goods:

  1. Chicken breasts
  2. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  3. 1 tablespoon salt
  4. 1 pinch seasoning (optional)
  5. 1 tablespoon water (optional)

The Prep:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Rub chicken breasts with olive oil and sprinkle both sides with salt and seasoning (if desired). Place chicken in a pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Flip chicken and cook about 15 minutes more (until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear).