Easy Baked and Crispy Chicken Breast Recipe

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    There are times when a great baked chicken is what is needed for dinner. This Easy Baked and Crispy Chicken Breast recipe is the thing to satisfy after a day playing outside or a long day at work. I like to serve it with a side of rice and a green salad. Nothing complicated or unusual, just a simple dinner for the family.

    Easy Baked and Crispy Chicken Breast Recipe

    This easy baked and crispy chicken breast recipe is perfect for a simple family meal.

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    Servings: 4

    Ingredients:

    • chicken breasts (bone-in, skin-on): 4
    • olive oil: ½ cup
    • kosher salt (or flavored salt if you prefer): 2 tablespoons
    • freshly cracked black pepper: 2 teaspoons

    Directions:

    Step 1: Preheat the oven to80C.

    Step 2: Nestle the chicken breasts into a baking dish. Drizzle the olive oil on top of the chicken breasts and rub it over and under the skin of each breast. Follow by sprinkling the salt and pepper on the chicken breast and rubbing it over and under the skin.
    Easy Baked and Crispy Chicken Breast Recipe Step 2
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    Step 3: Bake the chicken for 45 minutes, or until the juices run clear when the thickest part of the breast is speared with a knife.

    Step 4: Allow the breasts to cool slightly before serving.