Herb Roasted Chicken Breasts

  • 10 mins
  • 25 mins
  • 35 mins
  • 4

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Whether you’re looking for a healthy but elegant dinner or you’re cooking to impress, herb roasted chicken breasts are the perfect choice. This simple recipe can be transformed simply by using a different combination of herbs. Use fresh or dry herbs and pair it with roasted vegetables for a healthy but easy dinner. 



  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp. thyme
  • 1 tbsp. rosemary
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. cumin


  1. Preheat oven to 400°
  2. Combine thyme, rosemary, pepper, oregano and cumin in a small bowl.
  3. Rub olive oil over each chicken breast thoroughly.
  4. Rub chicken breasts evenly with herb mixture on both sides. Use entire herb mixture.
  5. Place breasts on a baking rack set in a baking sheet.
  6. Roast for 25 minutes or until chicken reaches internal temperature of 160°.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 breast
Calories 321 (1348kJ)
Amount Per Serving % Daily
Total Fat 9.7g 15%
Saturated Fat 2.2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 146g 49%
Sodium 128mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 3%
Sugars 0g
Protein 54g 0%
Calcium 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%

How To Burn Off 321 calories? (1 serving)

    Burn off the calories in 1 serving of herb roasted chicken:

    • 64 minutes of bowling.
    • 36 minutes of fencing.
    • 20 minutes of water polo. 

Want Less Calories?

  • Do this: replace olive oil with 2 tablespoons of Greek yogurt.
  • The result? 291 calories per serving of chicken! 

Special ingredient: Rosemary

Rosemary adds a beautiful floral quality to any meal, but it is also a good source of vitamins A and C. You’ll also give your iron and manganese intake a boost with a small helping of rosemary.