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baked bone-in chicken breast on a baking sheet
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Perfectly Baked Bone-In Chicken Breast

This recipe for perfectly baked bone-in chicken breast is a simple way to prepare chicken for meal prep, chicken salads, chicken soup and more. Chicken is baked until tender, juicy and golden brown. A super easy way to cook bone-in chicken breasts with delicious results every time!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Cuisine: American, gluten free, low carb + keto
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 351kcal
Author: Dani Spies


  • 2 bone-in split chicken breasts
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Place chicken on a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle avocado oil over the top of each breast.
    drizzling avocado oil over chicken breasts
  • Season generously with salt and pepper.
    seasoned raw bone-in chicken breast on a baking pan
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165ºF and the skin is golden brown.
    checking the temperature of chicken breast with a thermometer
  • Cool completely and remove the skin.
    taking skin off of bone-in chicken breast
  • Chop or shred the chicken breast and store in an airtight container. Chicken will last in the fridge for up to 5 days.
    shredding cooked chicken breast off of the bone



Chicken keeps well in the fridge for up to 5 days.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 351kcal | Protein: 38g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 398mg | Vitamin A: 150IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg