Cranberries and a hint of maple syrup make a sweet sauce for these easy chicken breast halves. They’re a quick but lovely main course for weeknights and Author: Caroline Stanko. Jul 10, · Preheat oven to degrees. Pound chicken breasts lightly so they are of even thickness. Pour olive oil in a 13" x 9" baking dish. Lightly dredge the chicken through to coat it, then place chicken breasts side by side in the dish. In a small bowl, whisk together salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and chili powder.5/5.