Butter and Herb Roasted Chicken Breasts

by , July 17, 2017
butter and herbs chicken breasts
Diana Rattray

The pictured chicken was made with chicken breasts on the bone, but the recipe could easily be made with chicken legs or thighs. Just make sure the chicken is cooked to at least 165, the minimum safe temperature for chicken (USDA). If you have other fresh herbs, feel free to add them.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes



  1. Heat oven to 375 F.
  2. Line a baking pan with foil and lightly grease.
  3. Arrange the chicken breasts, skin side up, in the baking pan. Combine the butter with herbs and salt and pepper; mix until well blended. Put about 2 teaspoons of the mixture under the skin of each chicken breast. Sprinkle with salt an
  4. Melt the remaining butter and herb mixture and set aside.
  5. Roast the chicken breasts for about 35 minutes, or until chicken reaches 165 F, brushing with the remaining butter and herb mixture once or twice.

Makes 4 Servings

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