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Garlic Butter Chicken Breast

Garlic Butter Chicken Breast

Jennie Duncan
This Garlic Butter Chicken Breast is made with a simple butter-based marinade and loaded with flavor. It's put together and in the oven in 5 minutes or less. The perfect dinner option. 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 447 kcal


  • 2 pounds chicken (boneless and skinless)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place chicken in a casserole dish and season with salt and pepper.
  • In a small saucepan melt butter with garlic and thyme. Once melted pour over chicken in casserole dish. 
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked. Time will vary depending on the size of your chicken breast. For small chicken breast check the temperature around 20 minutes. Chicken should be over 165 degrees F before eating. 
  • Once cooked brush butter in your casserole dish on chicken then allow to rest for 5 minutes then serve.


Calories: 447kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 20gFat: 39gSaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 142mgSodium: 225mgPotassium: 229mgVitamin A: 860IUVitamin C: 3.6mgCalcium: 34mgIron: 1.4mg
Keyword Garlic Butter Chicken Breast
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