Baked Blackened Chicken

Juicy Baked Blackened Chicken is an easy chicken recipe loaded with bold, New Orleans-inspired flavor! Transforms chicken breasts into something truly amazing, with a delicious blend of Cajun-style herbs and spices. It’s a perfectly seasoned, easy dinner!

It's also naturally gluten free, keto, and paleo. Serve with your favorite sices for a flexible family meal to meet everyone's needs!


Baked Blackened Chicken


4 servings


40 mins

Ingredients  – 1-1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 3 large breasts) – 2 tbsp olive oil – 2 tbsp unsalted butter melted – 1 tbsp paprika – 1/2 tbsp cayenne pepper – 1/2 tbsp garlic powder – 1/2 tbsp onion powder – 1 tsp Kosher salt – 1 tsp black pepper – 1/2 tsp dried oregano – 1/2 tsp dried basil – Garnish with lemon and parsley Instead of the seasonings you can use 3 Tablespoons blackening spice.

Preheat the oven


Preheat the oven to 375°F. Place the chicken breasts in a casserole dish or oven-safe skillet.

Make the seasoning


 In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, melted butter, and herbs and spices, and mix together.

Coat the chicken


Pour the olive oil mix over the breasts and rub it into the surface of the chicken.

Bake the chicken


Bake at 375°F for 25-35 minutes, or until their internal temperature reaches 165°F.

Let it rest


Let the chicken rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing.

Serve & Enjoy


Serve with your favorite sides and garnish with fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice if desired.

Baked Blackened Chicken

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