Cook the Chicken
Season chicken with salt and pepper. In a sauté pan over high heat add 1 tablespoon of oil and when the pan is hot, sear the chicken for 3 minutes on each side until nicely browned. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 450 degree Fahrenheit. Add butter, thyme, and garlic to the pan. When the butter melts, baste the chicken 5 times then place the chicken in the oven. Roast the chicken for about 5 minutes or until the internal temp reads 160-162. Remove the chicken from the oven and place on a rack or cutting board to rest, making sure to reserve some of the basting butter, which you can drizzle over your chicken once on the plate.