Blackened Chicken

Keeping meals simple and flavorful, like this Blackened Chicken, is how I stay on track and meet my goals. I mean, really, who wants to eat bland, boring food all the time? Not me! And, when I tried to force myself to do that, I was never successful for very long.

So, I try to come up with recipes or tweak some old favorites to make tasty and healthy dishes that we can enjoy as a whole family. This is one of my favorites, especially this time of year! Plus, it’s so easy to serve on a salad or over rice with a veggie for a complete meal in minutes!Keeping meals simple and flavorful is how I stick to my goals. Try this simple blackened chicken for a tasty and healthy recipe!

Blackened Chicken
 
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A flavorful but simple chicken dish that is the perfect salad topper and more
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Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in skillet on medium high heat.
  2. Combine seasoning in a small bowl and stir to combine completely.
  3. Coat exposed side of chicken with seasoning mixture.
  4. Place chicken seasoning side down in pan of hot oil.
  5. Coat remaining side of chicken with seasoning.
  6. Cook 5-7 minutes on each side until both sides are darkened and chicken is cooked through.

Serving suggestions: We enjoy this served over spinach as a salad topper or brown rice with an added veggie for a complete meal.Keeping meals simple and flavorful is how I stick to my goals. Try this simple blackened chicken for a tasty and healthy recipe!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What are your favorite simple, flavorful, and nutritious chicken dishes?

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