Oven-baked Chicken Breasts

  • 19/10/2015
  • Easy
  • 6
  • 85 min

Enjoy a delightful slice of juicy chicken breast infused with sage and thyme and baked in the oven with potatoes.

Ingredients

  • 1,2 kg potatoes
  • 1 whole chicken breasts, skin on (500 grams)
  • 1 tbsp Vegeta No MSG Chicken
  • 3 tbsp (50 grams) butter
  • 50 ml white wine
  • 40 ml olive oil
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • Sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1 red chili pepper
  • Dozen fresh sage leaves

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Peel the potatoes and cut them into wedges. Add salt to a pot of boiling water, cook the potatoes for 10 minutes and drain in a colander. Rub the chicken breasts with Vegeta No MSG Chicken on all sides and place in a baking pan, skin up.
  2. 2.
    Arrange cooked potatoes around the chicken. Melt the butter and pour over the chicken; pour white wine and olive oil over the potatoes.
  3. 3.
    Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add a couple of sprigs of fresh thyme, one chili pepper finely chopped and a dozen sage leaves, and bake in a moderately hot oven at 400 F/200 °C/gas mark 6 for about 50 to 60 minutes. When done, remove from the oven and rest the chicken breasts for about 10 minutes.
  4. 4.
    Slice the chicken breasts and serve with baked potatoes.

Advice

You can substitute cider for white wine to baste the chicken.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 526 / 2.199 - -
Fat g 28,55 - -
- saturated fatty acids g 9,60 - -
- monounsaturated fatty acids g 13,00 - -
- polyunsaturated fatty acids g 4,20 - -
Carbohydrates g 25,71 - -
Protein g 40,26 - -
Salt g 0,16 0 0
Vitamin A μg 592,16 15 12
Vitamin D μg 24,67 12 12
Pantothenic acid mg 1,96 28 28
Potassium mg 1.219,45 33 33
Calcium mg 90,66 9 9
Phosphorous mg 371,07 46 46

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)