Sunday, July 10, 2016

Blackened Chicken

    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
    cooking spray or oil
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
    Lightly grease a baking sheet.
    Heat a cast iron skillet over high heat 5 minutes 'til smoking hot.
    Mix the paprika, salt, cayenne, cumin, thyme, white pepper, & onion powder.
    Oil chicken breasts with on both sides coat breasts evenly w/spice mixture.
    Place the chicken in the hot pan, and cook for 1 minute on other side.
    Place the breasts on the prepared baking sheet.
    Bake in the preheated oven until not pink in center and the juices run clear
    (5 min)
Tip:  Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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