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Blackened Chicken
Submitted by:  Karena




" Great on a summer's day with fresh corn and mashed potatoes. "
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Mix together paprika, salt, cayenne, cumin, thyme, white pepper, and onion powder. Rub one side of chicken breasts with spice mixture.


Heat oil in a cast iron skillet over high heat for 15 minutes.


Place chicken in hot pan, seasoned side down, and cook for 1 minute. Turn, and cook 1 minute on other side. Place breasts on a lightly greased cookie sheet.


Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 5 minutes.

Makes 2 servings


Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 2
amount per serving
Calories 195  
Protein 25g
Total Fat 10g
Sodium 205mg
Cholesterol 67mg
Carbohydrates 1g
Fiber 0g