Yaya’S Chicken Recipe


Yaya's Chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that will leave you craving for more. This recipe is perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion. The combination of tender chicken and aromatic spices will surely impress your taste buds. With a prep time of 15 minutes and a cook time of 45 minutes, you can have this mouthwatering dish on the table in no time.


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional for extra heat)


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the paprika, garlic powder, dried oregano, dried thyme, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper (if using).
  3. Place the chicken breasts on a baking sheet and drizzle them with olive oil.
  4. Sprinkle the spice mixture evenly over the chicken breasts, making sure to coat both sides.
  5. Using your hands, gently rub the spices into the chicken to ensure they adhere well.
  6. Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
  7. Once cooked, remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Serve Yaya's Chicken with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!