blackened chicken

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Aleta Hepp
from Louisville, KY

Simple, quick, and delicious! Around our house, I am the only one who likes chicken, but everyone willingly eats this chicken!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For blackened chicken

  • 2 tsp
    paprika
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 3/4 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 3/4 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 4
    boneless skinless chicken breasts
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How To Make blackened chicken

  • 1
    In small bowl, combine first 8 ingredients, set aside.
  • 2
    Place chicken breasts between sheets of plastic wrap (or in a large plastic food storage bag), and pound to even the thickness (about 1/2 inch or a little less).
  • 3
    Brush one side of chicken breasts with half of the melted butter and sprinkle with half the seasoning mixture. Repeat on other side of chicken breasts.
  • 4
    Heat a large skillet over med-high heat. Cook chicken about 5 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
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