3-Ingredient Spicy Baked Chicken Breasts

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!

3-Ingredient Spicy Baked Chicken Breasts

3-Ingredient Spicy Baked Chicken Breasts

Yields: 4 servings | Calories: 173 | Total Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 52mg | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Protein: 26g | SmartPoints: 3

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 2 tablespoons creole seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

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.

Recipe for homemade creole seasoning (combine the following):

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 teaspoons paprika

1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt

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