Cross Cut Chicken Breast Recipe


The cross cut chicken breast recipe is a delicious and flavorful dish that is perfect for any occasion. The chicken breast is cut in a cross pattern, allowing the flavors to penetrate deep into the meat. This recipe is easy to make and requires minimal ingredients. It is a great option for a quick and satisfying meal.

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Place the chicken breasts on a cutting board and make cross cuts on the top side of each breast, being careful not to cut all the way through.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, minced garlic, paprika, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper.
  4. Brush the mixture over the top and 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 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 cross cut chicken breasts with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!