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A plate of herb baked chicken breast slices.
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5 from 17 votes

Herb Baked Chicken Breast

Herb baked chicken that's loaded with flavor, super juicy, and as simple as can be. This makes for the best weeknight dinner recipe!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken, baked chicken breasts, Herb Baked Chicken Breasts
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 196kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 425F/220C. In a small bowl, mix together the garlic powder, basil, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper until combined.
  • Lightly coat the chicken breasts in olive oil, and then generously rub the spice mix on both sides of the chicken.
    Adding seasoning onto herb baked chicken breasts in a baking dish.
  • Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish and cook for 20-25 minutes, depending on size (see chart above). Let the chicken rest for a few minutes to allow the juices to redistribute within the meat, then serve.
    Baked chicken breasts in a baking dish.



Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 442mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 54IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg