Carla's blackened chicken makes a perfect family dinner!

Carla Hall's Blackened Chicken

  • 3 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 3 tablepsoons sweet paprika
  • 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspsoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 chicken breasts/thighs (skin on and bone-in)
  • 1 stick of butter (melted)
  • 1 lime cut into wedges (for garnish)
step-by-step directions
step-by-step directions
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine spices in a mixing bowl. Add melted butter and stir to combine. Add chicken to bowl and toss until all sides of the chicken are coated with spiced butter mixture. 
  • Cook chicken in a cast iron skillet for 3 minutes per side. 
  • Place skillet into oven for 30-40 minutes until cooked the juice run clear when poked with a knife.
  • Remove chicken from oven, top with a squeeze of fresh lime juice and serve.
Similar categories: Dinner Courses & Meals
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