Rosemary Chicken Recipe [Video]

Catalina Castravet
By Catalina Castravet
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5 from 3 reviews

Rosemary Chicken is a hearty meal that blends together fresh citrus flavors, with rosemary in a buttery sauce. The meat is juicy and perfectly tender.

If you like poultry-based dishes and want to add variety on your recipes, make sure to take a look at my recipes for Instant Pot Garlic Sesame Chicken, Orange Chicken, and Garlic Herb Butter Roasted Chicken.

Rosemary chicken breast.

One Pan Rosemary Chicken

Rosemary Chicken has stood the test of time. This baked delight, with its fragrant smell and delicious taste, has pleased many picky eaters.

It does not even take a lot to cook this meal. Any person, even an amateur cook, can make it in less than an hour. 

I love making it on Sunday nights to feel like I am starting the week right. However, I also make it for lunch occasionally if I miss that savory and aromatic flavors. 

I have no doubt that you’ll have a great time following this recipe. You will really enjoy the process as the smell of fresh lemon and rosemary wafts through the air. Not to mention, there will a scrumptious meal waiting for you by the end.

Rosemary chicken ingredients.

How to make Baked Rosemary Chicken

  1. Prep for baking. Heat your oven to 400F. Coat a baking pan with cooking spray for later use. 
  2. Fry. Generously season it. Using a nonstick pan over medium-high heat, cook the breasts until golden brown or for at least 25 minutes. Afterward, transfer to the prepared baking pan.
  3. Combine sauce mixture and bake. In a separate bowl, mix the following ingredients: minced rosemary, melted butter, minced garlic, chicken broth, and lemon juice. You can add more ingredients to get your desired taste. Pour the mixture in the baking pan together with the cooked breast. Bake it for 25 minutes or when preferred doneness is achieved. 
  4. Serve. Spoon the sauce on top of the dish. Garnish then serve.

Rosemary butter sauce.

Rosemary Chicken variations:

  • Use thighs. If you want more fatty content, use thigh parts as they have higher amounts of fat. 
  • Add cheese. Sprinkle some cheese on top of the breasts before baking. It can easily turn the sauce creamier and the meat more tender. 
  • Garnish with lemon slices. To add a tangy flavor, finish the dish off with some lemon slices on the side. Let it seep with the sauce for at least five minutes before serving. 

Fresh to Dried Rosemary Ratio:

There is a huge difference between using fresh and dried herbs. Utilizing dried ones means that you’ll have to use less than that of the fresh variety.

With rosemary, one teaspoon of dried one is equivalent to 1 tablespoon of the fresh herb. Be careful with the herb as it has a strong flavor. 

What to serve with Rosemary Chicken?

For a fancy and light dinner, pair this dish with the following recipes:

When baking for a hearty lunch, don’t forget to have these on the sides:

Rosemary chicken with garlic and lemons.

How to store baked Rosemary Chicken?

This recipe can make anyone feel full. So, having leftovers isn’t really shocking. 

Cooked chicken easily spoils when not stored properly. Make sure to place it in a tight container and on top of your fridge.

Avoid letting it close with other raw meat. Consume for the next two days.

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Recipe tips:

  • If possible, use homemade broth, it makes the meat and sauce more organic and fresher. 
  • It is also easier to cook if you pound and flatten the breast. It helps cooking the meat evenly and tenderizes it quickly. 
  • Although rosemary is the perfect herb for this dish, you can also use dried tarragon, Italian seasoning, or thyme as alternatives. 
  • If you want a kick of spice, you can add paprika in seasoning.

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5 from 3 reviews

Rosemary Chicken

Rosemary Chicken is a hearty meal that blends together fresh citrus flavors, with rosemary in a buttery sauce. The meat is juicy and perfectly tender.

Author: Catalina Castravet Serves: 3 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Total time: 35 mins

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Nutrition information

Calories: 521 Carbohydrates: 1 Protein: 41 Fat: 39 Saturated Fat: 7 Cholesterol: 121 Sodium: 556 Potassium: 727 Sugar: 1 Vitamin A: 1171 Vitamin C: 10 Calcium: 18 Iron: 1
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Celebrate Woman Today

Great herbs and sauces that come with this recipe. You are a master to create a unique flavor.

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TARA PITTMAN

This sounds like a delicious juicy chicken recipe.mI have lots of rosemary so I will be making this.

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Heather

This rosemary chicken recipe looks and sounds delicious. Thank you! I'm going to make it this weekend.

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Kathy

This looks like a really delicious recipe. I love chicken the most, and I would love to try this recipe. I like that it has rosemary too. That's a great herb.

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Kita Bryant

Rosemary and chicken just belong together. This looks absolutely perfect. I would love to try this!

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Monica Simpson

I've been looking for a dish that's simple but looks beautiful and tastes great for when I have family over. This is perfect!

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Ina

Easy and quick dinner, we enjoyed it.

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Toni

This is such a delicious weeknight meal! Everyone at my house will surely love these!

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Erin

OMG. This rosemary chicken recipe looks heavenly. So delish! I love chicken dishes and I must make this for dinner next week! Can't wait to try this for myself!

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Sherry

This is such a simple chicken dish to prepare. I love fresh rosemary. I don't use it enough.

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Anne Marie

I've been looking for some quick and easy back to school recipes. This looks delicious and so juicy!

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