Blackened Chicken with Cilantro Lime Rice and Avocado Cream

Blackened Chicken with Cilantro Lime Rice and Avocado Cream
Adapted from Source: Sarcastic Cooking

Serves: 2
Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
Cajun Seasoning
1 tbsp Olive Oil
1 cup Brown Rice
Juice and Zest from One Lime
A Dash of Salt and Pepper
2 Tablespoons of Cilantro, chopped
1 avocado, peel and pit removed
2 tbsp plain Greek yogurt

  1. Sprinkle both sides of the chicken with Cajun seasoning (store bought or homemade).
  2. Add the olive oil to a large pan or skillet. Heat the olive oil for a minute over medium/high heat. Add the chicken breasts to the pan. Cook for seven minutes on each side with the lid on.
  3. After the chicken breasts have cooked all the way through, remove them from the pan and let them rest for several minutes before slicing them.
  4. Prepare the brown rice according to the package directions. Add juice from half a lime along with lime zest and cilantro. Mix together.
  5. Place the avocado, Greek yogurt, juice from half a lime and salt/pepper in a food processor. Puree until smooth.
  6. Serve the sliced chicken breast on top of the rice. Add the avocado cream sauce on top. Enjoy!