Blackened Chicken

619 Reviews 26 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    20 m
Karena
Recipe by  Karena

“Great on a summer's day with fresh corn and mashed potatoes.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 2 servings

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet. Heat a cast iron skillet over high heat for 5 minutes until it is smoking hot.
  2. Mix together the paprika, salt, cayenne, cumin, thyme, white pepper, and onion powder. Oil the chicken breasts with cooking spray on both sides, then coat the chicken breasts evenly with the spice mixture.
  3. Place the chicken in the hot pan, and cook for 1 minute. Turn, and cook 1 minute on other side. Place the breasts on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 5 minutes.

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NYPD K9 COP
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NYPD K9 COP

I use this all the time and when I make it, I change the serving size to 30 and fill an old spice jar so I have it on hand instead of making it everytime (it wont go bad). Not sure why the directions tell you to grill then put in the oven, save the time (and the cleaning of a pan) and keep it in the pan. Take the chicken out of the fridge 20-30 min before cooking (this brings the chicken closer to room temp, chicken will cook faster). Heat the pan on high for maybe 5 minutes (don't put anything in the pan until you are ready to use it). I then use spray butter directly on the chicken (to avoid extra smoke) and put it in the pan spray side down. Let it cook on medium high heat for 5-7 minutes (you will see the sides of the breast turn white). Spray the uncooked side with spray butter and flip it over. Cook another 5-7 minutes. Take it out of the pan and let it sit for atleast 10 minutes. in short... 3 tips for tender chicken, 1 - take out of the fridge for a few before you cook it. 2 - heat pan to help cook chicken faster, allowing it to sear and seal in juices. 3- let chicken sit 10 minutes after it is out of the pan for the juices to flow throughout the chicken. If you cut it too early only the first bite will be juicy the rest will be dry

REINEH
325

REINEH

This recipe was tasty, quick & easy.

CATHERINEFLORENCE
279

CATHERINEFLORENCE

I made this exactly as the recipes is written and my very picky husband LOVED the chicken from my first attempt. He's asked me to make it every week for the past month. While he loved it from the start, I thought the flavor was a bit off, I have since perfected it to our tastes: I double all spices except halve the thyme. I also put all the spices in a plastic baggy, cut the chicken into strips, and shake them in the bag, then follow the recipe as written. I serve over pasta alfredo.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (2 total)

  • Calories
  • 135 cal
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs
  • 0.9 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 24.7 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium
  • 205 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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