Blackened Chicken | The Best Seasoning For Chicken

A white plate with a whole piece of blackened chicken breast and a sliced piece of blackened chicken on it.

This blackened chicken is super quick and easy to make and an excellent meal to have in your dinner repertoire. This recipe has the best seasoning for chicken, and it pairs so well with a variety of sides. And since this blackened chicken recipe takes just 15 minutes, so you'll have plenty of time to whip up something to go with it!



Blackened Chicken:

2 chicken breasts

1 tbsp smoked paprika

1 tbsp sweet paprika

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp dried oregano

1 tbsp olive oil

3 tbsp butter, melted

Salt and pepper

Side Dish:

4-5 carrots

1 large leek

2 tbsp butter

1 tsp brown sugar

1 tbsp water


  1. Mix all the spices together and set aside.
  2. Coat the chicken breast with melted butter, then dip each piece on all sides in the spice mixture we previously prepared.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan, and arrange the meat on it. Fry only briefly for 2-3 minutes, then transfer to a baking sheet on greaseproof paper and bake in the oven at 185°C (365°F) until the spices darken and until the meat is cooked.
  4. While the meat is baking in the oven, prepare the side dish. Steam the carrots and leeks, then fry the vegetables in a pan with a little butter, sugar and water until caramelized.
  5. Serve meat warm with side dish.


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