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Roasted Bone-In Chicken Breast

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Author: Pam


  • Cast Iron Skillet
  • Meat Thermometer


  • 1 chicken breast, bone-in, skin-on *Also known as split chicken breast
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • Garlic powder, to taste
  • Paprika, to taste
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Pat your chicken breast dry then season both sides of the breast with sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, garlic powder, and paprika, to taste.
  • Heat the oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Place directly into the HOT skillet skin side down, and cook for 4 minutes, or until the skin is golden brown and flips easily. Flip the chicken over and place into the preheated oven.
  • Roast in the oven for 30-35 minutes, or until a meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the breast reads 165 degrees. 
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for a few minutes before slicing & serving or storing. Enjoy.