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Seared Chicken Breasts

Ingredients

  • 3-4 chicken breasts, bone in
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • Salt, pepper, garlic and the herbs of choice to taste (or a premixed dry rub)
  • Dry rub spiced (optional)

Preparation

Rub the chicken with the olive oil, salt, pepper and herbs. Or, try a dry rub.

Place the chicken breast skin side up in a stainless steel or cast iron pan that has a tight fitting lid.

Cooking

Fire your oven and let the temperature fall somewhat to roughly 550-600ºF, keeping a bed of coals on one side.

Add the pan to the oven and cook the chicken for a couple of minutes, until the tops of the chicken are brown.

Place the lid on the pan, and return the chicken to the oven to finish cooking, roughly 15-20 minutes.

Serve hot.

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