Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce

Ingredients:

Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream sauce and side of Quinoa

Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream sauce and side of Quinoa

  • 4 — 4 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • juice of 1/2 lemon

DIRECTIONS:

In a small bowl, mix all spices together. Trim chicken, pat it dry and coat chicken with spices. Rub the spices into the chicken well for better flavor. Next, heat a skillet over medium high heat and add 1 tbsp. olive oil. Place chicken in skillet and cover. Cook chicken on both sides about 7 minutes.

Meanwhile, add avocado, greek yogurt, lemon juice and garlic into a food processor or blender.  Blend until smooth. Remove chicken from skillet and top with avocado cream sauce.

**You may substitute non-flavored coconut milk yogurt instead of greek yogurt**