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Orange Maple Glazed Cast Iron Chicken Breast

One-pan wonder juicy chicken with sweet, spicy, and savory flavors made in under 30 minutes.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword 30 minute main dish, cast iron skillet chicken, glazed chicken breast recipe, juicy chicken breast recipe, orange chicken recipe, pan seared chicken, sweet and spicy chicken recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Jazzmine from Dash of Jazz

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast cut into halves by thickness
  • crushed red pepper to taste
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • sea salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • zest and juice of one cutie orange
  • 1/4 c maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Season chicken breasts with sea salt and black pepper and set aside

  2. Add a bit of olive oil to cast iron skillet over high heat. While skillet heats, whisk together sauce ingredients until uniform

  3. Add chicken breast to cast iron skillet (in batches, if necessary) and sear for 2-3 minutes on each side. Turn off heat. (If cooking in batches, add all back to pan when done searing.) 

  4. Add skillet to preheated oven and roast for 8 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and sauce is bubbly.