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Baked rosemary chicken in a lemon sauce, garnished with fresh herbs.
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Rosemary Chicken

This rosemary chicken is seared chicken breasts coated in a garlic and herb sauce, then baked to golden brown perfection. An easy dinner option that's sure to get rave reviews and is perfect for a busy weeknight.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked chicken, rosemary chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 271kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary leaves minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • lemon slices and rosemary sprigs for serving optional
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Season the chicken breasts generously on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Add the chicken breasts and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side or until browned.
  • Transfer the chicken to a baking dish coated with cooking spray. 
  • In a small bowl, mix together the rosemary, butter, garlic, chicken broth and lemon juice. Pour the butter mixture over the chicken.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Bake time may vary depending on the thickness of your chicken breasts. The chicken is done when it reads at least 165 degrees F on a meat thermometer.
  • Spoon the sauce on the bottom of the baking dish over the chicken, then sprinkle with parsley and serve. Garnish with lemon slices and rosemary sprigs if desired.

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Nutrition

Calories: 271kcal | Protein: 30g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 293mg | Potassium: 536mg | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 5.6mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.7mg