Cast Iron Chicken Breasts

Ugly Duckling Bakery

This cast iron chicken breast recipe makes perfectly cooked chicken breasts in 30 minutes. It’s easy, reliable, and has lots of variations.

Cast Iron Chicken Breasts

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Ingredients 1) boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2) vegetable oil 3) a spice mixture

Cast Iron Chicken Breasts

Ugly Duckling Bakery

This recipe doesn’t use fancy pans or gadgets. All you need for pan-roasted chicken breasts is an inexpensive cast iron skillet.

Cast Iron Chicken Breasts

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Use oils like safflower, peanut, or canola when cooking at high temps. Low smoke point oils like coconut or olive oil may make food taste burnt.

Tips and Tricks

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Play around with spice combinations for an infinite number of variations.

Tips and Tricks

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Cook one side of the chicken breasts on the stove. Then flip them and move the cast iron skillet to the oven for perfectly juicy chicken!

Tips and tricks

Ugly Duckling Bakery

Make the best, gooey homemade mac and cheese and a simple side salad.

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Ugly Duckling Bakery

Or go healthy. Rub the chicken with taco seasoning and make a taco salad with tomatoes, avocado, black beans, corn, and pepita.

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Ugly Duckling Bakery

Chop it up and make a chicken salad with cranberries, toasted pecans, and celery.

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Ugly Duckling Bakery

Add parboiled potatoes or cauliflower to the cast iron skilled when you move from the stove top to the oven.

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Ugly Duckling Bakery

Top the cast iron chicken breast with a creamy mushroom Stroganoff.

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Ugly Duckling Bakery