The key to a perfect baked chicken breast is temperature and timing. Chicken breasts are naturally lean, so if you overcook them they will come.
A medium chicken breast will take 18 – 20 minutes to bake at 220C / 425F. Cooking it hard and fast at a high temperature is the secret to.
Proper cooking times are not just about safety. In fact, most Canadians overcook their chicken, which can leave it dry. From chicken breast to a whole roast.