Country Baked Chicken Breast Recipe
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Serves: 4 breasts
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 tablespoons of salt and 1 quart of water for brine
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter or olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  1. Fill a large bowl or baking dish with warm water and add the tablespoon of salt, stir around until salt dissolves. Now add chicken breasts to salt water for at least 15 minutes. Remove from water and pat dry with a paper towel.
  2. Place chicken in a large glass baking pan. Coat both sides of chicken breasts with butter or olive oil.
  3. Mix together the teaspoon each of salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder. Rub seasoning mix into chicken.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees F for 15-18 minutes.
  5. Let rest on plate for at least 5 minutes before serving.
Recipe by Country Recipe Book at