Garlic & Parsley Butter Baked Chicken Recipe Is Pure Dinner Deliciousness by 30Seconds Food
What is it about baked chicken that is so satisfying and comforting? This easy butter baked chicken recipe is full of buttery goodness, garlic and fresh parsley. This chicken dinner is so good, quick and easy to make!
All you need for this flavorful, buttery baked chicken is butter, dried Italian seasoning, fresh parsley, garlic, olive oil, paprika and bone-in chicken pieces. You can use whatever chicken pieces you like (drumsticks, thighs, breasts or wings). The butter sauce is a combination of melted butter, dried Italian seasoning, parsley and garlic. The chicken is first browned in a skillet before the butter sauce is over. The chicken finishes cooking in the oven.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
- 4 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
- 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 4 - 6 pieces bone-in chicken
- You could substitute boneless chicken breasts in this easy butter baked chicken recipe, but reduce the cooking time.
- Cooking time will also be affected by how big your chicken pieces are and if you use legs, wings, thighs or breasts.
- Internal temperature of the chicken should be at 165 degrees F before serving.
Here's how to make it:
- Combine the melted butter, Italian seasoning, parsley and garlic in a bowl. Set aside.
- Heat the olive oil in a cast iron skillet or ovenproof skillet. Season the chicken with the paprika and salt and pepper. Cook the chicken in the hot oil until well browned on all sides, about 2 to 3 minutes
- At this point you can transfer the chicken to a baking dish or cook in the skillet. Pour the butter mixture over the chicken. Bake in a preheated 400-degree F oven until chicken is cooked through, about 30 minutes.
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