Cajun Blackened Chicken

Cajun Blackened Chicken

Easy for a quick meal on one of those busy nights!
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 4 chicken breasts halves boneless, skinless
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp Mariposa Farms Fresh Thyme finely chopped
  • 3/4 tsp Mariposa Farms Fresh Basil finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper optional


  • In a small bowl mix all ingredients except chicken and olive oil.
  • Brush both sides of chicken with olive oil. Sprinkle seasoning on both sides of the chicken.
  • Add remaining olive oil to skillet. Once oil is hot, add chicken. Cook 8 minutes on each side. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Make this as spicy or as mild as you'd like by adjusting the amount of cayenne pepper you add.