How long does it take to cook chicken breast in the oven?
Step 3: Bake chicken breasts. Bake chicken breasts, uncovered, for 18 to 20 minutes or until no longer pink (use a meat thermometer to confirm that the chicken is heated through to 170 degrees F). To store: Let chicken stand for 30 minutes to cool.
When baking chicken, cover the chicken with aluminum foil for the first 30 minutes of cooking to prevent dryness and overcooking. Uncover the chicken during the last 10 to 15 minutes to brown it. Bake cut chicken or boneless chicken breasts that would dry out if roasted.
- Preheat the oven to 400°F. Bake the chicken, uncovered, for35 to 40 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink inside. You can bake the chicken legs in a 375°F. oven, if desired. Increase the baking time to 45 to 50 minutes.
- Metal baking pans are typically reserved for baking cakes or casseroles, but there's no reason you can't use one to cook chicken. Metal pans are tough and durable, and you can clean them up with a scouring pad. Bone-in chicken takes a bit longer to cook than boneless chicken, but it usually has more flavor.
- In a small bowl, stir together thyme, rosemary, olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Toss with vegetables until they are coated. Spread evenly on a large roasting pan. Roast for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, stirring every 10 minutes, or until vegetables are cooked through and browned.
Bake a 4-oz. chicken breast at 350°F (177˚C) for 25 to 30 minutes. Use a meat thermometer to check that the internal temperature is 165˚F (74˚C).
- Baking. When baking chicken, cover the chicken with aluminum foil for the first 30 minutes of cooking to prevent dryness and overcooking. Uncover the chicken during the last 10 to 15 minutes to brown it. Bake cut chicken or boneless chicken breasts that would dry out if roasted.
- In general, though, an eight-ounce boneless chicken breast will be done in 30 minutes in a 375-degree oven. For a bone-in chicken breast, you'll want to add about 10 minutes of cooking time, but otherwise, the process is the same.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- Place thighs in a baking dish. Season chicken thighs on all sides with garlic powder and onion flakes.
- Bake chicken in the preheated oven until no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 30 minutes.
Place the boneless, skinless chicken breasts on the baking dish; brush them with olive oil. Cover your baking pan with foil and bake the chicken for about 20 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Rub each chicken breast with olive oil, then place in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Season with garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste. Cover dish with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
- Discard the remaining marinade, and place the chicken breasts onto the baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven until the chicken breasts are golden brown and no longer pink in the center, 30 to 40 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should reach 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
- Bake at 325F uncovered for about 60 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 165F. To make sure the chicken tops are nicely browned and do not dry out, baste the chicken breasts in the juices 30-40 minutes into baking. Remove from the oven, let rest for 5 minutes and serve your perfectly baked chicken breast.
Updated: 17th October 2019