Recipe Details

Garlic-roasted Chicken Breasts

  • Servings: 4
  • Ready In 40 minutes
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano; dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoon Olive oil; extra virgin
  • 4 each Chicken breast halves ; with skin and bone
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper
Preheat oven to 500F with rack in upper third.
Mince and mash garlic to a paste with 1/2 teaspoon salt, then transfer to a bowl. Stir in oregano, red-pepper flakes, oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
Cut 2-inch-long pocket (about 1 1/2 inches deep) horizontally in side of each breast half and spread 1/2 teaspoon garlic mixture into each pocket. Coat chicken with remaining garlic mixture.
Roast chicken, skin sides up, in a foil-lined large shallow baking pan until just cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

  • Serving Size 1 Serving (242g)
    Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 281
    Calories From Fat 42
  • % Daily Value
  • Total Fat 5g
    6%
  • Saturated Fat 1g
    5%
  • Trans Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 137g
    42%
  • Sodium 154g
    5%
  • Total Carbohydrate 1g
    0%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
    1%
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 55g
    78%