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Zesty Blackened Chicken




TOTAL TIME: 45 MINS

SERVINGS: 4

CALORIES/SERVING: 186 CALS


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound chicken breast 4 fillets, boneless, skinless

  • 2 tablespoons butter unsalted, divided

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin

  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme

  • 1 lime in wedges

METHOD

  • Melt 1 tablespoon of butter, then mix with the lime juice, zest, and seasonings.

  • Cover the chicken breast fillets with the spice mixture and let marinate for about half an hour.

  • Add the other tablespoon of butter to a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for about 8 minutes or until fully cooked through and each side nice and dark.

  • Remove from heat, let rest for 5-10 minutes, and slice. Serve each fillet with a lime wedge and enjoy!

NUTRITION

Serving size 1 chicken breast

Calories 186 cal

Protein 24g

Fat, total 9g

- saturated 4g

Carbohydrate 2g

- sugars 1g

Sodium 185mg


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