|September 26, 2022


If you don’t have much time and yet you want something delicious for dinner, there’s nothing better than baked chicken. You know how much flavor you can quickly and easily pack into a chicken dinner if you’ve ever made Oven Fried Chicken, Oven Baked Chicken, or Baked Chicken Thighs before.
Baked chicken is easy to make, versatile, and can be paired with so many different side dishes. This rosemary chicken recipe features a simple yet absolutely delicious sauce that will have everyone asking for second (and even third!) servings!
Baked rosemary chicken has a rich and complex flavor that doesn’t need any specific rosemary chicken marinade or sauce to create, and you can pair it with any side you want for any occasion. 


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There are many minor variants of rosemary chicken like lemon rosemary chicken, rosemary garlic chicken, and rosemary chicken and potatoes. You can even cook individual chicken parts in the rosemary sauce like rosemary chicken breast and rosemary chicken thighs.
This rosemary roasted chicken recipe can quickly become the new family favorite, especially if you have a full schedule.
When you’re trying to get dinner on the table on a busy weeknight, the last thing you would like is a complicated recipe with a thousand steps. It only takes five minutes to toss together the garlic, rosemary, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and oil with chicken thighs and you’ll have this juicy, flavorful chicken with crispy skin on the table in no time. In fact, you can get the prep work done even before your oven has finished preheating!


Baked rosemary chicken has a rich and complex flavor that doesn’t need any specific rosemary chicken marinade or sauce to create, and you can pair it with any side you want for any occasion.
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  • Course - Main Course
  • Cuisine - American
  • Prep Time - 5 minutes
  • Cook Time - 35 minutes
  • Total Time - 40 minutes
  • Servings - 4
  • Calories - 271kcal

How to make delicious Rosemary Chicken

This rosemary chicken recipe consists of chicken breasts seared and coated in a herb and garlic sauce, then baked to golden brown perfection. This is an incredibly easy dinner option that's sure to get rave reviews and is perfect for a busy weeknight.


  • 1-¼ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary leaves (minced)
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1-¼ teaspoons garlic (minced)
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley (chopped)
  • Rosemary sprigs and lemon slices for serving (optional)
  • Cooking spray

Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400˚F. Season the chicken breasts lavishly on both sides with pepper and salt.
  • In a large pan, heat olive oil on medium-high heat. Add the chicken breasts now and cook for 3-5 minutes turning them on all sides, or until they turn brown.
  • Move the chicken to a baking dish well coated with cooking spray. 
  • Mix the rosemary, chicken broth, garlic, butter, and lemon juice in a small bowl. Pour this mixture over the chicken.
  • Bake the chicken for about 25 minutes or until it gets cooked through. The bake time will vary according to the thickness of the chicken breasts. The chicken should be done when it reads 165˚F on a meat thermometer.
  • Spoon the sauce over the chicken.
  • Sprinkle the dish with parsley and serve. You can garnish more with lemon slices and rosemary sprigs if you want.


Calories: 271kcal | Protein: 30g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 293mg | Potassium: 536mg | Vitamin C: 5.6mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.7mg

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