Jan 01, · SIMPLE BRINE FOR CHICKEN Take 4 chicken breasts and put them in a large bowl. Pour 4 cups lukewarm water (about 90 to degrees Fahrenheit) in a separate large cup or bowl and add 1/4 cup salt; stir to combine. Pour the mixture over the chicken breasts and set aside for 20 to 30 minutes, or up /5. May 11, · Preheat oven to degrees. Place the chicken, skin side up on a baking sheet lined with foil. Rub the chicken with the olive oil. Season liberally with salt and pepper. Roast for minutes or until no longer pink in the center. Allow to cool to room temperature and use in your recipe .