Mild Blackened Skillet Chicken. Flavorful, delicious blackened chicken seared in a skillet and baked in the oven. Mild on spice so perfect for kids!
Keyword: Mild Blackened Skillet Chicken
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9x13 or similar sized baking pan with aluminum foil
Slice chicken breasts in half, or use mat mallet to pound chicken, so that each breast is about 1/2" thick, You will likely use 2 breasts and end up with 4 pieces.
In a small bowl, stir together all 13 spices.
Evenly all sides of the chicken with the spice mixture. You will not likely use all of the spice mixture.
Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in cast iron skillet over medium-high heat on stove top. Place chicken in skillet. Cook for about 1 minute on each side. Then remove chicken from skillet and place in prepared baking pan.
Bake until chicken is cooked through and pink no longer remains. About 7 minutes depending on the thickness of the breasts. I would recommend checking after 5 minutes, especially if the breasts are a bit thinner than 1/2".
My family finds this recipe to be mild with the spice level. However, if you are very spice sensitive, start with 1/8 teaspoon cayenne and 1/8 teaspoon white pepper.