Blackened Chicken

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

VARIATION TIP: Want to kick up the heat? Increase the amount of cayenne pepper (up to 1 tablespoon) to turn up the spice level.


  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy

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  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds / .9kg), halved crosswise


  • Grill Grate
  • Step 1

    Insert the Grill Grate and close the hood. Select GRILL, set the temperature to HI, and set the time to 10 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin preheating.

  • Step 2

    In a small bowl, combine the paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, Italian seasoning, salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper.

  • Step 3

    In a separate small bowl, whisk together the butter and avocado oil. Lightly coat the chicken breasts on both sides with the butter-and-oil mixture, and then season both sides with the spice mix to get a nice coating.

  • Step 4

    When the unit beeps to signify it has preheated, open the hood and place the seasoned chicken on the Grill Grate. Close the hood and grill for 5 minutes.

  • Step 5

    After 5 minutes, open the hood and flip the chicken. Close the hood and cook for 5 minutes more.

  • Step 6

    When cooking is complete, remove the chicken from the grill and serve.