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plated Sweet Garlic Chicken Recipe with salad

Garlic Chicken Breast Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 22 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 269kcal
Author: The Shortcut Kitchen
Tender chicken with a sweet garlic glaze is ready in less than 30 minutes.



  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease a baking sheet or baking dish.
  • Heat butter in a small sauce pan, add garlic and cook just until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and stir in brown sugar and chili flakes if using.
  • Place the chicken breasts on the prepared pan and season with salt and pepper. Cover with the garlic and brown sugar mixture.
  • Bake uncovered for 22-25 minutes, or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.


  • Be sure chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F for safe consumption.


Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 228mg | Potassium: 661mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 176IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg