Easy Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts
Easy Pan-Seared Chicken is easily prepared right in the skillet with a crunchy crust and lots of flavor from Italian seasoning.
- 4 chicken breasts (thin, boneless and skinless)
- ½ cup flour
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
Paper towel dry your thin chicken breasts (if you bought thick ones, make sure to butterfly each one). In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and Italian Seasoning. Stir well to blend.
Using a fork or tongs, coat the chicken breasts in the flour mixture and set aside.
Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once the skillet is hot, place flour coated chicken breasts in the skillet and cook for 4 to 5 minutes on each side, until golden brown on both sides and cooked through, turning once between cooking, about 8-10 minutes.
Remove chicken from pan and serve warm with pasta or vegetables.
Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 713mg | Potassium: 456mg | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1.5mg