Thick Brush Stroke

Blackened  Chicken Tenders

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. 2. In a small bowl, combine the paprika, oregano, thyme, garlic powder, black pepper, salt, onion powder, white pepper, and cayenne pepper (optional).

3. Drizzle the olive oil over the chicken tenderloins and rub it in. Then sprinkle with the spice mixture and rub it in.

4. Heat a large cast-iron skillet over high heat until it begins to smoke. Add one tablespoon of olive oil and swirl/tilt the pan to coat the entire surface. 5. Place the chicken in the skillet in a single layer and cook for 1-2 minutes until blackened then flip and cook for another 1-2 minutes until blackened

6. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 5-10 minutes until cooked through to 165 degrees. 7. Remove from oven, gently tent with tinfoil, and rest for five minutes prior to serving.

"So juicy from inside with a perfect crust. This recipe is a soo good and so perfect."