I was very pleasantly surprised with this recipe for roasted spicy chicken breasts. I’ll definitely make them again. I think next time I might try grilling them, then slicing them thinly and serving them on buns as sandwiches.
This chicken is very tender and juicy, with a little kick to boot.
Roasted Spicy Chicken Breasts
- Preheat oven to 425 F.
- Spray a glass baking dish with non-stick spray.
- Whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon zest, paprika, celery seeds, salt, pepper, and cayenne in a bowl.
- Season the chicken on all sides with additional salt and pepper.
- Slather the chicken with the mayo mixture. I found it easiest to just use my hands, making sure to coat the chicken completely.
- Transfer the chicken to the baking dish.
- Bake until the chicken is at 165 F internal temperature, 20-25 minutes. Remove from oven.
- Let the chicken rest for a few minutes then slice thinly and serve.
Nutritional values are approximate.