Broiled Herb Butter Chicken

Broiled Herb Butter Chicken


"Chicken breasts broiled with an herb butter seasoned with garlic, parsley, rosemary and thyme. Comes out nice and juicy!"


30 m servings 338 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 338 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 25.9 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.9g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 24.9 g
  • 50%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 128 mg
  • 43%
  • Sodium:
  • 223 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to Broil/Grill and line broiler pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Place chicken on pan. In a small bowl combine the butter, garlic, parsley, rosemary and thyme and mix together, then evenly spread a dollop of mixture on each chicken breast.
  3. Broil in preheated oven, turning and frequently coating with remaining herb/butter mixture, for about 15 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 257 Ratings


I followed the recipe as written, but it didn't turn out as well as I'd hoped. The chicken was bland and a bit dry on the edges. I also didn't care for the butter flavor, but I usually use olive...

This chicken turned out absolutely wonderful! I took a few of the other reviewers suggestions. I used 1/4 cup of butter, melted it and then added the spices. I punctured holes into the chicken ...

I've found the key to baking and broiling chicken and not having it dry out is to create a "roof" for the chicken by adding your herbs and garlic and then laying another vegetable over top; I al...

I've been making this recipe for years with a few differences - I use chicken breasts with skins and bones, dried spices from my spice rack and I skip the butter (decreasing the fat content of t...

I followed previous reviewers' advice and used 1/4 cup of butter which I melted and mixed with the herbs and garlic. I used this mixture to baste the chicken regularly and it was delicious!

I read the other reviews and altered the recipe which seemed to work well. To lower calories but save flavor I mixed 1/2 olive oil and 1/2 melted butter instead of all butter. I also warmed th...

I originally looked at this recipe and thought "Ugh! Way too much fat", but you can reduce the fat substantially without sacrificing flavor. Simply take 2 TBSP butter, add the garlic and seaso...

This recipe is similar to one I've been using for over 40 years. Instead of mixing butter and herbs and then broiling the chicken. I melt the butter, add herbs, then marinate the chicken for a f...

This recipe didn't go very well. It created a whole lot of smoke and was not very flavorful. If I HAD to make it again I would marinade the chicken overnight and cut the butter in half. The o...