Chicken Breasts with Herb Basting Sauce Recipe

Chicken Breasts with Herb Basting Sauce Recipe

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How To Make Chicken Breasts with Herb Basting Sauce

Chicken breasts are basted with thyme, rosemary, sage, and marjoram then baked into perfection until their skins are crisp and their insides are juicy.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 3tbspolive oil
  • 1tbsponion,minced
  • 1clovegarlic,crushed
  • 1tspdried thyme
  • ½tspdried rosemary,crushed
  • ¼tspground sage
  • ¼tspdried marjoram
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspground black pepper
  • tsphot pepper sauce
  • 4chicken breast,bone in, halves, with skin
  • tbspfresh parsley,chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. In a bowl, prepare the basting sauce by combining olive oil, onion, garlic, thyme, rosemary, sage, marjoram, salt, pepper, and hot pepper sauce.

  3. Turn chicken breasts in sauce to coat thoroughly. Place skin side up in a shallow baking dish. Cover.

  4. Roast at 425 degrees F, basting occasionally with pan drippings, for about 35 to 45 minutes.

  5. Remove to warm platter, spoon pan juices over, and sprinkle with fresh parsley.


  • Calories: 393.58kcal
  • Fat: 26.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.06g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.49g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.06g
  • Fiber: 0.37g
  • Sugar: 0.14g
  • Protein: 36.47g
  • Cholesterol: 111.36mg
  • Sodium: 405.72mg
  • Calcium: 32.72mg
  • Potassium: 406.05mg
  • Iron: 1.88mg
  • Vitamin A: 48.84µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.67mg
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