Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream

Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce

This is an awesome low cal, low carb, high protein way to cook your chicken and get that protein in!! Flavorful, yummy, and super easy to make!!

Prep time: 10 minutes     Cook time: 15 minutes     4-Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons blackened seasoning

Avocado Cream Sauce:

  • ½ cup plain, 0% Greek yogurt
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt

For Serving:

  • 2 tablespoons green onions, thinly sliced

Instructions:

  1. Place the chicken breasts and blackened seasoning in a large Ziplock bag. Seal and shake a few times to evenly coat the chicken.
  2. Lightly coat a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes per side.
  3. Meanwhile, in a food processor, combine the yogurt, avocado, lemon juice, garlic powder, and salt and pulse until smooth and creamy.
  4. To serve, top each chicken breast with 2 tablespoons of the creamy avocado sauce and garnish with ½ tablespoon green onions.

Nutrition Information:

Per Serving (4-ounce chicken breast, 2 tablespoons cream sauce):

Calories: 162   Fat: 6g   Carbohydrates: 4g   Fiber: 2g   Sugar: 1g   Protein: 25g

 



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