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Hey y’all! You’ve stumbled across one of Skinny Mom’s most popular recipes. So popular, in fact, that it made its way into my cookbook, SKINNY SUPPERS: 125 Lightened-Up, Healthier Meals For Your Family, along with 100 other brand-new, exclusive recipes! Click here to learn more about my journey to writing SKINNY SUPPERS. I’m so excited to share my new recipes with you and your families! xo, Brooke

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I give this dish a 10/10. Why? It can be totally prepped in 10 minutes and has less than 10 ingredients! Plus, it’s a great way to change up a boring piece of chicken. You’ll love the flavors this recipe offers!

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Pro tip: If you have leftovers, the avocado cream sauce freezes and thaws perfectly! Freeze it in an airtight freezer-friendly bag and you’re all set.

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We want to make sure our recipes are juuust right before we share them with our readers, so we have reworked an older version of this recipe into a new and improved creation! This recipe is skinnier, tastier and better than ever thanks to a tiny bit of tweaking, and we know you’ll love it.

Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Serving size: 4-ounce chicken breast and 2 tablespoons cream sauce

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 resealable 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

SmartPoints: 3

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