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Recipe: Easy Spiced and Blackened Latin Chicken

This recipe works perfectly for making spicy chicken you can then add to tacos, fajitas, quesadillas, enchiladas, and even soup!

Cook Time: 25 minutes     Makes: 2 chicken breasts


  • 2 medium boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


Heat the canola oil in a skillet or sauté pan over medium heat. Meanwhile, mix together all spices. Sprinkle 1 side of the chicken with the spice mixture. Lay the chicken in the heated oil, seasoned side down. Sprinkle the spice mixture on the other side of chicken. Wash your hands. Cook the chicken on each side until cooked through to 165 degrees Fahrenheit (measure temperature with food thermometer). Add to your favorite Latino dish and serve!

Nutrition Information (per 1 chicken breast): 216 calories, 11 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 160 mg sodium, 420 mg potassium, 220 mg phosphorus, 3 g total carbohydrate, 1 g dietary fiber, 27 g protein.