Easy Chicken Breast Recipe with Sage and Thyme

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Easy Chicken Breast Recipe with Sage and Thyme
This chicken breast recipe with sage and thyme is one of the easiest and most flavorful chicken dishes you'll make. With minimal effort, it tastes like fine dining and is ready in less than 30 minutes. I'm sure this recipe will win you over!

Ingredients

  • 3 chicken breasts (skinless, boneless)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 15 sage leaves
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter (or ghee)
Yield:
servings
Prep time:
4 minutes
Cook time:
16 minutes
Total time:
20 minutes
Yield: 3 servings | Prep time: 4 minutes | Cook time: 16 minutes | Total time: 20 minutes

Instructions

1. Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry with paper towels.
2. Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and thyme on both sides.

3. Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
4. Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat.
5. Saute chicken for 3 minutes on each side, to form a nice crust.

6. Transfer skillet to the preheated oven and bake chicken for another 8 minutes, or until done.
7. Meanwhile, cut sage leaves into thin strips.

8. Transfer chicken to a plate and cover with foil (to keep it warm).
9. Put the same skillet over medium-low heat. Scrape any brown bits from the bottom, add butter (or ghee), chopped sage and cook stirring for 1 minute.

10. Pour over chicken and serve.

Shop products and ingredients I recommend for this recipe:

Fresh Sage

Fresh Sage
Garlic Powder

Garlic Powder
Thyme

Thyme
Butter

Butter
Olive Oil

Olive Oil

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Hello there, Natalie here. Saw this recipe video on Instagram and decided to try. Turned out very delicious, thanks for the great recipe! Warm regards, Your ally Natalie"
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You are very welcome, Natalie! - Alena
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A definite must-try for chicken lovers!

Guest
So easy to make, yet tastes like a gourmet dish. Highly impressed!
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alenatrs
Absolutely! That's the beauty of this recipe. Simple steps, incredible flavors! - Alena
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Saves Time

Guest
This recipe is a true time saver. Easy and healthy chicken dinner, ready in less then half an hour. Served with a simple salad on the side. Love your easy chicken recipes!
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alenatrs
Thank you for trying out my recipe and I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed it! I agree, quick and healthy meals are a lifesaver on busy days. I appreciate your kind words and hope you continue to enjoy my other recipes as well! - Alena
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Killer Recipe

Guest
This was so good, me and my girlfriend devoured this chicken in no time. So much flavor with so little effort. Looking for more recipes like this.
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alenatrs
Awesome! I'm glad both of you enjoyed this sage & thyme chicken! - Alena
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Great Recipe

Guest
This was so easy to make and so delicious, thank you!
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alenatrs
You're welcome! Thank you for taking time to leave review! - Alena
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Nice flavor

Guest
the combination of flavors was a bomb, thank you!
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alenatrs
Thank you for the great comment! - Alena
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Great recipe

Guest
the combination of sage, thyme and chicken was super delicious, the whole family enjoyed the dinner, thank you!
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alenatrs
Awesome! I'm glad your family liked this sage and thyme chicken! - Alena
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Fresh sage? Yes please!

Guest
I also have an abudance of fresh thyme. Will be making this today. Thanks so much for this simple AND delicious recipe.
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alenatrs
You're very welcome! Simple and delicious is what I love most ;) - Alena
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The Best

Guest
The best dang chicken breasts I ever done had.
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alenatrs
Right? And it's amazing how easy the recipe is. Sage and thyme give such a great flavor. Thank you for sharing your lovely review! - Alena
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Sagelicious!

Guest
What caught my attention was the use of sage. My garden has an abundance of sage and I favor the use of fresh sage instead of dried sage. This chicken is tender and flavorful!
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alenatrs
Thank you! Glad to hear you enjoyed this sage chicken! - Alena
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New Family Fave

Guest
So flavorful and moist. Great recipe. The entire family loved it!
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alenatrs
Happy to hear the chicken turned out great! - Alena
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Guest
Love a simple chicken recipe, especially after all of the fancy cooking we've been doing for the holidays. It is a nice break!
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alenatrs
True! I love that it's so easy and simple to make, but tastes so delicious. - Alena
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Guest
Adding the thyme may have really change everything and a well known dish becomes a really new one! Thank you for this cooking inspiration!
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alenatrs
You're welcome! :) - Alena
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Guest
I love the tip at the end of frying the sage. Little touches like that take it from good to spectacular. Thanks for sharing!
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alenatrs
You're welcome! :) - Alena
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