Blackened Chicken Breasts with Mango Salsa

Blackened Chicken Breasts


6 large chicken breast halves

2 T. sweet paprika

2 t. onion powder

1 t. garlic powder

1 t. cayenne pepper

½ t. ground white pepper

1 t. ground black pepper

1½ t. salt

1 t. thyme

1/4 t. cumin

Melted butter


Mix together all seasonings in a glass pie plate.  Coat each chicken breast in seasoning mixture.  Heat cast iron skillet until it begins to smoke.  Dip coated chicken breasts in melted butter and place in skillet.  Cook until blackened on outside and juices run clear.  Serves 6.

Mango Avocado Salsa


1 large mango, peeled and diced into ¼ inch cubes

1 red bell pepper, seeded & diced

2 large avocadoes, diced

1 bunch scallions, sliced (about 2/3 c.)

2 T. fresh cilantro, chopped

2 T. olive oil

1 T. lime juice


Combine all ingredients in medium bowl.  Stir gently to combine.  Serving size: ¼ cup.  Serves 6.


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