There are a few simple tips to use when searing a chicken breast to keep a tender inside and crispy outside: A dry chicken because any moisture gets in the way of a sear, high heat to give it a crispy and fried outside, then a few minutes of patience.
PREP TIME2 MINS
COOK TIME12 MINS
Perfect Seared Chicken
Sunflower or Vegetable Oil
Ground Black Pepper
1. Using a towel, pat your chicken breast dry. Season with salt and pepper.
2. Meanwhile, get a medium sautee pan hot over medium-high heat. Add a high smoke point oil (like vegetable or sunflowers oil) once the pan heats up a bit,
3. Add your oil and then place your chicken down. Press down on the chicken for an even sear. Let cook for 6 minutes on each side or until the chicken breast reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.