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This delicious and very easy to make chicken recipe was shared with me by Denise Schreiber, Horticulture/Design Manager,
Allegheny County Parks in Pittsburg, PA. Denise says "This also works well with chicken wings for a party serving. I love the lavender in
herbes de Provence and sometimes even add a bit more. This herb is something
easy that most people can buy if they don't grow their own herbs and flowers."
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Chicken with Herbes de Provence Recipe
Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min
4 chicken boneless breast halves (with skin)*
3/4 cup extra-virgin
1 tablespoon freshly-squeezed
1 tablespoon herbes de Provence**
* Do not remove skin until after baking, as the skin helps
to retain moisture in the meat.
** Herbes de Provence - An assortment of dried herbs said to reflect those most
commonly used in southern France. The mixture commonly contains
basil, fennel seed,
sage, summer savory, and
** Learn to make
Homemade Bread Crumbs.
Place chicken breasts, single layer, into an ungreased 13x9-inch baking dish.
In a medium-sized bowl, combine olive oil and the herbes de Provence
together. Pour marinade over chicken breasts. Cover and marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes or refrigerate to marinate longer (turning meat over several times).
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake, uncovered, 25 to 30 minutes or until a
meat thermometer registers an
internal temperature of 165 degrees F (juices will run clear when cut with the tip of a knife); basting several times during cooking.
Remove from oven and serve immediately.
is the type of cooking and meat thermometer that I prefer and use in my cooking. I get many readers
asking what cooking/meat thermometer that I prefer and use in my cooking and baking. I, personally, use the
Thermapen Thermometer shown in the photo on the right. Originally designed for professional users, the
Super-Fast Thermapen Thermometer is used by chefs all over the world. To learn more about this excellent
thermometer and to also purchase one (if you desire), just click on the underlined:
Makes 4 servings.