Lime-Baked Chicken Breasts
A simple, delicious way to cook chicken breasts in the oven.
|Servings: 4||Prep time: 5 minutes||Cook time: 25 minutes||Total time: 30 minutes|
- 4 halved chicken breasts
- 2 tsp lime zest
- 2 tbs lime juice
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tbs olive oil (more as needed)
- Preheat oven to 400F.
- Rub chicken breasts with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and lime zest. Place chicken on broiler pan.
- Bake 10 minutes, then turn chicken breasts and cook about 13-15 more minutes, until juices run clear (and an instant thermometer gives you an internal-temp reading of 165F).
- Remove chicken from pan, squeeze additional lime juice over chicken breasts, serve.