Easy Bone-In (Split) Chicken Breasts

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 50 mins

Mmmmmm... Easy, affordable and delicious!


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Pour chicken broth over chicken.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and paprika.
  5. Bake for 45-55 minutes.
  6. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

Wow! I was very impressed with is. I am not one to eat chicken out of the oven. I usually don't like it. I have been looking for a baked chicken recipe that I would like. I followed the directions to the T. I almost forgot the olive oil. Had to pull it back out of the oven to put it on. I baked for an hour, basting every 15 minutes. Very juice! The skin was very good too! I think the secret is the chicken broth. Can't wait to try with thighs. Thanks!!!

seal angel January 21, 2013

I was really impressed with this. A simple idea that delivers tasty, moist chicken with crispy skin. I was leery of pouring so much broth in there, because I thought it would turn out soggy, but I was wrong. Very nice. My only change was to use smoked paprika instead of regular. I'll follow this method again, using different spices to get a different flavor profile, and maybe throw some root veggies into the broth to bake up as well.

Queen Roachie April 08, 2016

Very good! Seems weird to have the breasts sitting in the broth but it works well. I used the cooking broth from the pan afterward to drizzle on our mashies and stuffing. Really delicious! I seasoned the breasts with garlic powder, poultry seasoning, s&p and the paprika for color. Definitely will use this method again. TFP!

reynoldstracy081 January 03, 2016