3-Ingredient Spicy Baked Chicken Breasts

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A healthy and delicious dinner is as easy as 1-2-3.

This 3-Ingredient Spicy Baked Chicken Breasts recipe will become a regular at family dinners! Thanks to its versatility and reliability, chicken makes a wonderful addition to any meal. It packs a protein punch that’ll satisfy hunger and curb cravings later on. This easy recipe calls for just three simple ingredients: chicken breasts, creole seasoning, and olive oil.

This short list means minimal cleanup and stress-free cooking. Creole seasoning adds zesty flavor to each bite of tender, juicy chicken. Slice chicken into strips and toss over some scrumptious pasta or a bed of leafy greens. You can also enjoy the meal by itself! Packed with nutrients and fiery flavor, this effortless recipe is a tasty and affordable dish you can always rely on. Eat up!

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3-Ingredient Spicy Baked Chicken Breasts

Zest up your chicken with this easy and delicious recipe.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 chicken breast
Course Dinner
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons creole seasoning or homemade (see recipe below)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Creole Seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Prepare a baking dish by coating the bottom with half the olive oil. Use the remaining 1/2 tablespoon coat the inside of one parchment paper sheet.
  • Rub creole seasoning on both sides of each chicken breast and place in the prepared dish.
  • Cover with parchment paper (olive oil side down) and tuck paper around edges of chicken so it is as airtight as possible.
  • Bake 40 to 45 minutes, until a meat thermometer inserted in the center reads at least 165 degrees.

Creole Seasoning

  • Add all spices and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1chicken breast | Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 52mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Paleo

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