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Oven-Baked Split Chicken Breasts

Simple Oven Baked Split Chicken Breasts are a healthy choice for any dinner! These flavorful bone-in baked chicken breasts turn out beautifully with a crispy seasoned skin while retaining their juices for perfect, tender, moist chicken meat!

Oven-Baked Split Chicken Breasts (Bone-In)

Ingredients

2.5-3 lbs bone-in skin on split chicken breasts (brands will vary, but this will typically be 2-4 chicken breasts)

1 Tbsp. olive oil (extra virgin)

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. ground pepper

1/4 tsp. onion powder

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. paprika

Directions

1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil (or coat a baking dish with olive oil or non-stick cooking spray).

2. Rinse and pat dry your split chicken breasts. Coat with olive oil, rubbing the olive oil into the skin and breast surface side that will be facing upward during cooking.

3. Place the chicken breasts, skin side up, on your prepared baking sheet. Season each piece of chicken, sprinkling with combined spices: salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and paprika.

4. ”For extra crispy chicken skin, heat a skillet or frying pan to medium high heat. No need to add oil (it’s already on your split chicken breasts), place the seasoned chicken breasts skin side down and sear for three-four minutes or until nicely golden brown. Then place onto your baking sheet and continue with steps 5 & 6.

5. Bake for forty – forty-five minutes or until the internal temperature reaches a minimum of 165 degrees F (74 degrees C) when checked with a meat thermometer. *Check next to the bone at the deepest (thickest) point in the breast meat.

6. Remove the baked chicken from the oven and allow it to sit for three-five minutes before being served.

Source Bake it with Love

ULTIMATE TUNA MELT

This Tuna Melt is the best sandwich with a flavorful tuna fish mixture, slices of cheddar cheese, freshly sliced tomatoes all melted together in a skillet on a thick, crispy golden bread. It will melt in your mouth!

Tuna Melt

Ingredients


4 cans 4-ounce tuna fish, drained


1/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup celery finely chopped


1/4 C. red onion finely chopped


1 Tbsp. dijon mustard

2 Tbsp. parsley chopped

salt and pepper

8 slices bread

16 slices cheddar cheese more if you want a layer on the bottom

2-3 medium tomatoes, sliced

1/4 C. butter softened

Directions


1. In a medium sized bowl combine the tuna, mayonnaise, celery, red onion, dijon mustard, parsley, salt and pepper.

2. Next, butter each slice of bread. Putting the butter side down add the cheese on the unbuttered side. Add the tuna mixture on top. Top with tomato and additional cheese.

Skillet Method


1. Preheat a skillet to medium heat. Add the sandwich on the skillet and heat for about two – three minutes until cheese starts to melt and it is golden brown. Flip to the other side and cook until the cheese is fully melted and sandwich is golden brown.

Broiler Method


1. Preheat a broiler. Spread the bread butter side up and toast for a couple of minutes. Top with cheese, tuna mixture and Broil for two-three miutes until cheese is melted.

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John Wayne Casserole

Ingredients


2 lbs ground beef or chicken browned and and drained


1 oz packet taco seasoning

16 oz can large biscuits


8 oz cheddar cheese shredded and divided

1/2 C. sour cream

1/2 C. mayonnaise


1 medium red bell pepper halved and sliced

1 medium onion halved and sliced


2 medium tomatoes sliced

4 ounces canned sliced Jalapeno peppers

Directions

1. Preheat your oven to 350 F. Next, grease a 13×9 glass baking dish with cooking spray. Place the biscuits in the previously prepared pan in a single layer and press into the pen, joining them together, pressing the dough halfway up the sides of the pan.

2. Bake the biscuits in the preheated oven for fifteen-twenty five minutes; checking every few minutes after fifteen, the dough should be very light brown where the edges are just starting to get color. Remove from the oven and set aside, leave oven on.

3. While biscuits are baking, combine the browned ground beef with the taco seasoning and water and cook according to packet instructions. Transfer cooked taco meat to a bowl and set aside. Wipe out pan.

4. In a separate bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, half of the cheddar cheese, and half of onions. Stir well and set aside. Saute the remaining onions and bell peppers on the taco meat pan until slightly tender.

5. On top of baked biscuit crust, layer ingredients in the following order: taco meat, tomato slices, bell pepper and onion mixture, Jalapeno peppers, sour cream mixture and sprinkle with remaining shredded cheese. Bake uncovered for thirty-forty minutes or until edges of dough are lightly browned and cheese is melted.

Source Amanda Cookin