Bone-In Chicken Breast Recipe

bone in chicken breast recipe
bone in chicken breast recipe
bone in chicken breast recipe

My name is Elena and I am a Chef Master. I have been working in the culinary industry for over 10 years and have a passion for creating delicious and easy-to-follow recipes. In this article, I want to share with you my favorite bone-in chicken breast recipe that is sure to become a family favorite.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Recipe Category: Main Dish
  • Recipe Cuisine: American
  • Aggregate Rating: 5 stars


  • 4 bone-in chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the garlic powder, paprika, thyme, rosemary, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Place the chicken breasts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Rub the chicken with the olive oil, then sprinkle the seasoning mixture over the top of the chicken, pressing it into the meat.
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  6. Remove from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount per Serving
Calories 230
Protein 30g
Fat 11g
Carbohydrates 1g
Sodium 650mg

Recipes FAQ:

  • Q: Can I use boneless chicken breasts for this recipe?
  • A: Yes, you can use boneless chicken breasts, but the cooking time may be slightly shorter.

  • Q: Can I use fresh herbs instead of dried?
  • A: Yes, you can use fresh herbs, but you may need to use a larger amount to achieve the same level of flavor.

  • Q: Can I make this recipe ahead of time?
  • A: Yes, you can prepare the chicken and seasonings ahead of time, then bake when ready to serve.

  • Q: Can I freeze the leftovers?
  • A: Yes, you can freeze the cooked chicken in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

  • Q: Can I use a different type of meat?
  • A: Yes, you can use this seasoning blend on other types of meat, such as pork chops or beef steak.

  • Q: What can I serve with this chicken?
  • A: This chicken goes well with roasted vegetables, rice, or a side salad.

Recipes Tips:

1. Be sure to let the chicken rest for 5 minutes before serving to allow the juices to redistribute and prevent dryness.

2. If you want a crispy skin, you can broil the chicken for the last 2-3 minutes of cooking time.

3. Use a meat thermometer to ensure the chicken is cooked through, and avoid overcooking to prevent dryness.

This bone-in chicken breast recipe is a simple and flavorful way to prepare chicken that the whole family will love. With just a few simple ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions, you can have a delicious and healthy meal on the table in no time. Give it a try and let me know what you think!

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