Juicy Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Breast

This meal is very tasty! You would like to try this recipe with boneless chicken thighs. Read Cooking direction below.

Ingredients

  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 tbsp butter — melted — use Ghee if you’re doing Whole30.
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley — chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic — minced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil — extra virgin

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Season chicken breast with salt, pepper, paprika and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl mix together the butter, Italian seasoning, parsley, and garlic. Set aside.
  4. In a cast iron skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  5. When the skillet is really hot add chicken breast. Sear until golden. It’s about 1-2 minutes each side.
  6. Pour garlic butter mixture over the chicken breast.
  7. Place skillet in the oven and cook until cooked through. It’s about 20-30 minutes or until chicken breasts gets to an internal temperature of 165F.
  8. Remove from the oven. Using a spoon, pour some of the butter sauce left in the skillet onto the chicken breast before serving.