Facebook0Pin0Reddit0Email0Print0 Spice up you weeknight dinner routine with my easy Blackened Chicken.This 15-minute meal is a breeze to make even when you’re crunched for time, and tastes incredible as an entree alone or sliced and served over pasta, rice, or leafy greens.Think “blackening” involves a specific set of ingredients? Think again—it’s actually a technique created about 30 years ago by chef Paul Prudhomme at K-Paul’s in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Redfish was the first item to be blackened, and now chefs all over the world serve blackened chicken, shrimp, salmon, steak, pork, and so much more.There are countless recipes for blackening seasoning, but most including any or all of the following spice cabinet staples: salt, black pepper, white pepper, paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, and oregano.Regardless of the recipe, the process involves liberally coating your food with this blend before cooking to achieve irresistibly flavor-packed results.

Ahead, I’ll show you how to make quick and easy Blackened Chicken using homemade or store-bought Cajun seasoning.Table of ContentsRecipe ingredientsIngredient notesStep-by-step instructionsRecipe tips and variationsRecipe FAQsBlackened Chicken RecipeRecipe ingredients Ingredient notes Cajun seasoning: You can find this in jars at the supermarket, or to make Homemade Cajun Seasoning, inside a small bowl or a jar with a lid, add 1 tablespoon plus 1 ½ teaspoons p

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