Moist and Tender Chicken Breasts Every Time

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Tender Boneless Chicken Breasts - almost poached

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30 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


1 - 4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
to taste
salt, pepper
1 Tbsp
olive oil

How to Make Moist and Tender Chicken Breasts Every Time


  • 1Flatten/Pound the chicken breasts to an even thickness
  • 2Salt and Pepper them to taste
  • 3Prepare the pan: Heat a saute pan over medium high heat - When hot, add the olive oil and swirl around in pan
  • 4Turn down the heat to medium and add the chicken breasts.
  • 5Cook the chicken breasts for 1 minute without moving them to brown the side to golden ( not searing or browning)
  • 6Flip them over. Cover with a tight fitting lid and turn the heat down to low. Set the timer to 10 minutes and walk away (do not peek).
  • 7Turn off the heat and let sit covered for another 10 minutes.
  • 8Lift the lid - the centers should be slightly pink and check internal temperature (should be at least 165 degrees)
  • 9Slice, eat or use in another recipe.
    Refrigerate leftovers.

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About Moist and Tender Chicken Breasts Every Time

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tag: Healthy