Healthy Oven Baked Chicken Breast Recipes

Oven baked chicken breasts make a healthy, delicious, fast dinner, and at only 143 calories they are great for any diet.

In this article I will show you how to bake chicken breast so it comes out perfect every time. Plus I have included directions for other cuts of chicken for more baked chicken recipes.

oven baked chicken breast recipes

Learn how long to bake chicken breast, and get the easiest recipe baked chicken breast ever in this article.

Below, I have supplied you with several Lose Weight By Eating reader favorite recipes to help you make lots of different recipes for baked chicken breast with the leftovers.

Making extra of these baked chicken recipes will supply you with lots of shredded chicken for more recipes all week.

Healthy Oven Baked Chicken Breast Recipes

My healthy oven baked chicken breast recipes are great for making lots of shredded chicken, for salads, soups, even my skinny Chicken Enchiladas!

This recipe for baked chicken breast is simple and easy to make, I have included times for all cuts of chicken at the bottom of this oven baked chicken breast article.

Here’s what you’ll find in this article:

  • How to Bake Chicken Breast
  • Easy Baked Chicken Breast Ingredients
  • Instructions and How Long to Bake Chicken Breast
  • Healthy Oven Baked Chicken Breast Recipes (printable card!)
  • Baked Chicken How Long for all Cuts at 450 degrees
  • More Recipes for Baked Chicken Breast Leftovers

Learn how to bake chicken in oven so it comes out perfect every… single… time!

Find the best oven baked chicken breast recipe, PLUS extra recipes for oven baked chicken breast leftovers like Enchiladas and Pad Thai below!

How to Bake Chicken Breast

Making baked chicken breast in the oven is easy, and with my healthy oven baked chicken breast recipes below… it’s also perfection!

In this section I will share how long to cook oven chicken breast recipes, what temperature to bake chicken breast recipe in oven and more.

oven baked chicken breast recipes

The most common web searches are how long to bake chicken breast and what temperature to bake chicken breast at… both I will outline for you.

Question: What Temperature do you Bake Chicken Breast at?

Answer: In my recipe for oven chicken breast, I recommend you bake chicken recipes at 450 degrees.

In the section below, I will share times for all cuts of chicken baked in the oven… but the temperature will stay the same.

Question: How Long do you Bake Chicken Breast in the Oven?

I will review times in depth below for the oven baked chicken breast recipes… but if you need an answer quick, here you go:

Bake chicken how long? —-> 15-18 minutes for boneless chicken breasts

More tips and times on how to oven baked chicken breast recipes below in the how long to bake chicken breast section.

Oven baked chicken breast should be baked at 450 degrees for 15-18 minutes… more information and cuts of chicken below.

Easy Baked Chicken Breast Ingredients

This easy oven baked chicken breast recipe is made with pantry staples, so you can make it anytime!

A well stocked pantry can set you up for cooking success, and this oven roasted chicken is the proof.

When cooking oven chicken breast recipes, it’s important to get creative with the spices… and because of that I have supplied you with two spice mixes for this oven baked chicken breast recipes.

I like to add the rub to the chicken breasts as early as possible, ideally the night before cooking oven chicken. You can skip this step if needed.

Traditional Baked Chicken Breast Oven Recipe Ingredients:

Spice Mix:

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Powdered Garlic
  • Paprika
  • Onion Powder

Chicken:

  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Olive oil spray

This spice blend for baked chicken is the one outlined in Healthy Oven Baked Chicken Breast Recipes printable card below…

Find full recipe and measurements in the recipe for baked chicken breast below.

Mexican Baked Chicken Breast in Oven Ingredients:

Spice Mix:

  • Chili powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Paprika
  • Cumin
  • Italian seasoning
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Chicken:

This spice blend is actually my Homemade Taco Seasoning! Follow this link to get the full recipe so you can make this recipe for oven chicken breast, or in tacos, Fajitas, in soups and even salad dressings.

The spices are what makes the baked chicken breast oven recipe so amazing. Both spice blends will work… and it’s nice to switch back and forth so you don’t get bored week after week.

Instructions and How Long to Bake Chicken Breast

In this section I will show you how to cook oven chicken so it comes out perfect every time.

Now that you’ve got your chicken breast seasoning, it’s time to talk about how long to bake chicken breast.

In this section I will be working with baked chicken breast skinless boneless, if you are looking for bone in chicken breast, chicken thighs, legs, wings or a whole chicken… I’ll cover that in the section below.

Instructions – How to Bake Chicken Breast

  1. Mix the ingredients for the chicken breast rub together in a small bowl, then sprinkle over the entire chicken breast. Move onto the next.
  2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees, spray the bottom of a casserole dish with olive oil spray.
  3. Place the chicken breasts into the casserole dish and lightly spray the tips with olive oil spray.
  4. Bake chicken breasts for 15-18 minutes. Until the juices run clear and the internal temp is 165 degrees.

In the next section I will share my healthy oven baked chicken breast recipes in a sharable recipe card. Be sure to Pin, post, share and print for quick referencing later!

Now that you have the baked chicken breast spice mix, and know how long to bake chicken breasts… I’ll tie them all up in a neat little printable package in the recipe card below.

Healthy Oven Baked Chicken Breast Recipes

In this section I will share my best recipe for how to cook oven chicken breast.

If you want to use a different rub on these oven chicken breast recipes, I recommend my Taco Rub… it’s fantastic in my oven chicken recipes breast!

oven baked chicken breast recipes

Healthy Oven Baked Chicken Breast Recipes

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In this article you will find a low calorie, high nutrition recipe for oven baked chicken breast.
These baked chicken breasts are great as a main course, or shredded to make several different baked chicken recipes.
Healthy oven baked chicken recipes:
* A delicious baked chicken rub recipe
* And how to bake chicken breast
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course dinner, meal replacement
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 143 kcal

Equipment

  • Large casserole dish

Ingredients
  

Oven Chicken Spice Mix:

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Oven Baked Chicken Breast:

  • 2 tablespoons Oven Chicken Spice Mix above recipe makes this amount
  • 4 chicken breasts boneless and skinless
  • Olive oil spray

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees, spray the bottom of a large casserole dish with olive oil spray.
  • Mix the ingredients for the chicken breast rub together in a small bowl, then sprinkle over the chicken breasts.
  • Place the chicken breasts into the casserole dish and lightly spray the tips with olive oil spray.
  • Bake chicken breasts for 15-18 minutes. Until the juices run clear and the internal temp is 165 degrees.

Nutrition

Serving: 1chicken breastCalories: 143kcalCarbohydrates: 1.9gProtein: 21.6gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 633mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 0.5gCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg
Keyword dinner, meal prep, oven chicken
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Several baked chicken breast recipes oven meals can be found in the section below. I personally make the above baked chicken breast recipes so that I can shred them and use them in recipes like soup, over salads, and in my amazing low calorie Chicken Salad Sandwiches.

You can find lots of oven chicken recipes, and directions to make this oven chicken recipe for all cuts of chicken.

Baked Chicken How Long – All Cuts at 450 Degrees

The right temperature to bake chicken will stay constant in this section, except for when we get to the whole chicken recipe.

When you bake chicken breast in oven, it will take less time than a bone-in cut of chicken. So we will discuss how to make all cuts of oven chicken recipes.

5 Oven Chicken Recipes

When you bake chicken breast in the oven, it takes less time than other cuts of chicken. Times and temps for all cuts of chicken baked in the oven, including baked chicken breast with bone.

For directions for baked chicken breast boneless see above in the printable recipe card.

1. Oven Baked Chicken Legs

To make oven baked chicken legs you will want to follow these times and directions:

  • Bake for 35-40 minutes in a 450 degree oven

2. Chicken Thighs Baked in the Oven

To make bone in thighs, you’ll want to follow these times and directions:

  • Bake for 20-25 minutes in a 450 degree oven

3. Baked Chicken Breast Bone in

To make baked chicken breast bone in, follow these times and directions:

  • Bake for 30-35 minutes in a 450 degree oven

The temp baked chicken breast stays the same, but the time is longer due to the bones.

4. Oven Baked Chicken Wings

To make oven baked chicken wings, follow these times and directions:

  • Bake for 45 minutes in a 450 degree oven

5. Whole Chicken Baked in the Oven

Making a whole chicken will require changing times and temperatures, see below:

  • Bake for 2 hours in a 350 degree oven

More healthy recipes for baked chicken below…

In the next section I will show you how to use up leftovers of oven chicken breast recipes to make amazing easy dinners that will impress your family and your taste buds!

More Recipes for Baked Chicken Breast Leftovers

In this section I will show you how to use up leftover chicken to make delicious and healthy oven chicken breast recipes.

All of these links will bring you to recipes that require shredded chicken, helping you use up leftovers from the oven baked chicken breast recipes above.

Leftover Recipes Baked Chicken Breast in Oven:

Use these recipes along with the recipes for baked chicken breast above.

Final Thoughts and Baked Chicken Breast Calories

This article has shown you how to make baked chicken recipes in a healthy, easy way.

The final thing to review is baked chicken breast calories. Now, I did review the calories in baked chicken breast above, but I also thought you may want to see the nutrition label.

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