Blackened Chicken

Great on a summer’s day with fresh corn and mashed potatoes.

Here’s What You Need

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix together paprika, salt, cayenne, cumin, thyme, white pepper, and onion powder.
  3. Rub one side of chicken breasts with spice mixture.
  4. Heat oil in a cast iron skillet over high heat for 15 minutes.
  5. Place chicken in hot pan, seasoned side down, and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Turn, and cook 1 minute on other side.
  7. Place breasts on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 5 to 10 minutes, or until no longer pink and juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 2, Calories: 196, Fat: 9.9g, Cholesterol: 67mg, Sodium: 205mg, Carbohydrate: 0.9g, Protein: 24.7g

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