Criss Cross Cut Chicken Breast Recipe


Criss Cross Cut Chicken Breast is a delicious and visually appealing dish that is perfect for any occasion. The chicken breasts are cut in a criss-cross pattern, allowing the flavors to penetrate the meat and creating a beautiful presentation. This recipe is easy to make and will surely impress your family and friends.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Place the chicken breasts on a cutting board and make diagonal cuts about 1 inch apart, being careful not to cut all the way through the meat.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, minced garlic, dried thyme, dried rosemary, salt, and black pepper.
  4. Brush the seasoned oil mixture over both sides of the chicken breasts, making sure to get it into the cuts.
  5. Place the chicken breasts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the center.
  7. Remove from the oven and let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Serve the criss cross cut chicken breasts with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!