Pan-Roasted Chicken Breasts Recipe

Pan-seared chicken breasts, resplendent with a perfectly browned crust, dance in a medley of seasonings. Their tantalizing scent and savory essence transform an ordinary dish into a gourmet delight.
A skilled hand pan-roasts these chicken breasts, ensuring a golden exterior that holds in the succulent juices, providing a texture that is both satisfyingly crunchy and pleasurably tender. The choice of herbs and spices, subtly incorporated, creates a flavor profile that is delightfully complex yet reassuringly familiar.

Recipe: Sizzling Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  1. 4 boneless, skin-on chicken breasts
  2. Salt and pepper to taste
  3. 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  4. 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  5. 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  6. 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  7. Slices of lemon for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Warm your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Evenly season chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper.
  3. In an ovenproof skillet, heat the olive oil over a medium-high flame.
  4. Place the chicken breasts in the skillet, skin-side down, and sear until they achieve a golden hue (approximately 5 minutes).
  5. Turn over the chicken breasts, then add the finely chopped garlic, thyme leaves, and rosemary to the skillet.
  6. Transfer the skillet to the warmed oven and roast for about 20 minutes, or until the chicken is fully cooked.
  7. Adorn with lemon slices and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts: (per serving)

  • Calories: 320
  • Protein: 38g
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 110mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g