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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

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INGREDIENTS

  • 4 halved chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp lime zest
  • 2 tbs lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbs olive oil (more as needed)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 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.