Juicy Weeknight Chicken Dinner Recipe

Juicy Weeknight Chicken Dinner

This juicy weeknight chicken dinner is perfect for busy evenings. The blackening seasoning gives the chicken a flavorful kick, while the searing and baking method ensures it's perfectly cooked and juicy. Ready in 20 minutes, it's a quick and delicious meal that the whole family will love.

▪️ 4 chicken breasts
▪️ 2 tablespoons olive oil
▪️ Juice of 1 lemon

Blackening Seasoning:
▪️ 2 tablespoons paprika
▪️ 1 tablespoon garlic powder
▪️ 1 tablespoon onion powder
▪️ 1 tablespoon dried thyme
▪️ 1 tablespoon dried oregano
▪️ 2 teaspoons black pepper
▪️ 1 teaspoon salt
▪️ 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1. Preheat the oven to 365°F (185°C).
2. Mix all the blackening seasoning ingredients in a bowl.
3. Rub the chicken breasts with olive oil and coat them evenly with the seasoning mix.
4. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and sear the chicken breasts for 2-3 minutes on each side.
5. Flip the chicken and place the skillet in the oven. Bake for 10 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (75°C).
6. Let the chicken rest for 5-10 minutes. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the chicken before slicing.

Enjoy your juicy and flavorful weeknight chicken dinner!

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