How do I cook chicken breast without drying it out?

  1. Step 1: Prep the chicken. To start, brine your chicken in a mixture of water and a few tablespoons of salt for about 20-30 minutes.
  2. Step 2: Season the chicken. When your chicken is done brining, drain the brine and blot the chicken breasts completely dry with a paper towel.
  3. Step 3: Bake.
  4. Step 4: Rest.

What is a good salad to go with chicken?

Serve one of these colourful salads with crispy roast chicken, for a delicious home-cooked meal.
  • 1Super-easy green couscous. Try this healthy green couscous for a super easy side dish that will be ready in 20 minutes.
  • 2Sweet potato, green bean and barley salad.
  • 3Green bean and radish salad with crunchy chickpea dukkah.

What to eat with salad to fill you up?

7 Quick Toppings That Turn Salad into Dinner
  • Beans or Lentils. We had a very basic salad two nights ago — baby red-leaf lettuce, cherry tomatoes, chives, and some canned white beans — and the beans made all the difference.
  • Leftover Rice or Grains.
  • Tuna.
  • A Hard- or Soft-Boiled Egg.
  • Leftover Pasta.
  • Bread.
  • Olives.