Sweet with a Little Heat Baked Chicken Breast

Super simple baked chicken breast recipe that can be paired with pretty much anything! 23 minutes and its dinner time!

Prep: 5 mins 

Cook: 18 mins 

Total: 23 mins 

Servings 4


4 chicken breasts

2 tsp olive oil


1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp dried oregano or thyme , or other herb of choice

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp each salt and pepper

Finely chopped parsley


Preheat oven to 425°F.

Pound chicken to 1.5cm / 0.6″ at the thickest part – using a rolling pin or meat mallet,

Mix Seasoning.

Line tray with foil and baking / parchment paper. Place chicken upside down on tray. Drizzle chicken with about 1 tsp oil. Rub over with fingers. Sprinkle with Seasoning.

Flip chicken. Drizzle with 1 tsp oil, rub with fingers, sprinkle with Seasoning, covering as much of the surface area as you can.

Bake 18 minutes, or until surface is golden per photos and video, or internal temperature is 165°F/75°C using a meat thermometer.

Remove from oven and immediately transfer chicken to serving plates.

Wait 3 – 5 minutes before serving, garnished with freshly chopped parsley if desired.

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