Thursday, December 4, 2014

12 Days of Christmas - Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce

“Four Calling Birds” – Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce

· 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
· 1 teaspoon paprika
· 1 teaspoon cumin
· ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
· 1 teaspoon onion powder
· ½ teaspoon sea salt
· 1 teaspoon black pepper
· Olive oil
· ¼ cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
· 2 teaspoons lemon juice
· ½ avocado
· ½ teaspoon garlic powder

1. In a small bowl, mix paprika, cumin, cayenne pepper, onion powder, salt and pepper. Rub all over chicken breasts.
2. Drizzle the bottom of a frying pan with olive oil. Over medium-high heat, cook chicken for about 8 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Cover pan while cooking.
3. Meanwhile, mix Greek yogurt, lemon juice, avocado and garlic powder together. Mash avocado and mix together until smooth.
4. To serve, drizzle avocado sauce on top of blackened chicken breasts.

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