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Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce

This recipe will kick your taste buds into high gear! The blackened seasoning will have your mouth buzzing with flavor and heat, but don’t worry, the addition of the Avocado Cream Sauce acts as a cooling agent for all that fire! Try serving on a bed of protein-packed quinoa (shown, but not included in nutrition calculations) for a balanced dinner your whole family will love!

Your family will thank you for mixing up the traditional chicken dinners and adding some great flavor to their nightly meals.


Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 4 oz chicken breast and 2 Tbsp Avocado Cream Sauce


    Blackened Chicken:
  •     4 — 4 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  •     1 Tbsp blackened seasoning
  •     2 Tbsp green onions, finely sliced
  •     Avocado Cream Sauce:
  •     ⅓ cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
  •     ½ avocado, chopped
  •     1 Tbsp ReaLemon® Juice
  •     ½ tsp garlic powder
  •     ⅛ tsp salt
  •     ⅛ tsp black pepper


    In a large Ziploc® bag add blackened seasoning and chicken. Shake the bag a few times to evenly coat chicken.
    Lightly coat a large frying pan with nonstick cooking spray. Over medium-high heat, cook chicken breasts for 7 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
    Meanwhile, prepare the Avocado Cream Sauce by blending Greek yogurt, avocado, lemon juice, garlic powder and salt in a food processor.
    To serve, place 2 Tbsp of Avocado Cream Sauce and ½ Tbsp green onions on top of each chicken breast.

Nutrition Information:

Per Serving (4 oz chicken breast and 2 Tbsp Avocado Cream Sauce):

Calories: 168

Calories from fat: 45

Fat: 5g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 67mg

Sodium: 449mg

Carbohydrates: 4g

Fiber: 1g

Sugar 1g

Protein: 28g

Calcium: 5%

Iron: 1%

WWP+: 4

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