How To Bake Chicken Breast
Learning how to bake chicken breast can serve as a huge positive when preparing meals. Chicken breas is often seen as a healthy alternative if you are looking to watch what you eat. Even though it seems like it may be hard to prepare, baking chicken breast can be just as easy as microwaveable dinners. Once you are able to bake chicken breast, you can eat this meal with all kinds of different sides. Chicken breast is versatile and easy to prepare.
To learn how to bake chicken breast, you will need:
- Chicken breast
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Baking pan
- Use the "bake" setting on your oven to preheat the oven to 375 degrees. You need to make sure your chicken is prepared before you begin baking it. If you aren't too excited about leaving the fat on the breasts, you can remove it. Some chicken comes with the fat already removed, but you can use a knife to cut off the fat if not.
- Use a kitchen knife to cut between the fat and the meat of the chicken breast. Try to avoid taking meat with the fat, use a sharp knife. Dull knives will make it difficult to cut into the chicken breast.
- Season your chicken breast with salt and pepper. You want to make sure you season the chicken properly so that when it is time to eat, the chicken breast is not bland. You can also marinate the breast in lemon juice.
- Place the chicken breast onto a baking pan and into the oven to begin baking. Leave the chicken breast in the oven for twenty to 25 minutes. Check on the chicken after this time has elasped to make sure it is thoroughly cooked. Take the chicken out of the oven and let it cool.
After following these steps you may find that baking chicken breasts is easy and fun to do.