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Let's Make Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken Breasts
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These easy brown sugar and garlic chicken breasts couldn't be easier to make. Always a hit and with just 5 ingredients everyone has on hand, they are an easy dinner.
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  • 1.67 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 4 tsp garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (or butter)
  • salt and pepper
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Step 1Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Arrange the chicken breasts in a prepared glass baking dish. Season with salt and pepper (adjust if your spices contain salt and pepper.)
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Step 2Heat the oil in a small saute pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes until fragrant and tender. Remove from heat and add to a small bowl. Alternatively you can microwave the garlic and oil for 2 minutes to soften the garlic.
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Step 3Stir in the brown sugar and any spices you are using. Consider adding dried herbs, grill seasoning, or enjoy this simple sweet and garlicky version.
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Step 4Use a brush to coat the chicken with the brown sugar mixture.
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Step 5Bake the chicken for 25-35 minutes until cooked through. The exact cooking time will vary based on the size of the chicken. Turn up the oven to broil. Broil for 3-5 minutes until sugar caramelizes on top. Serve with fresh squeezed lemon.
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