Blackened Chicken with Cheesy Grits & Broccoli

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Spiced up chicken with deliciously creamy grits & broccoli make for a delicious dinner!

Very easy

3 minutes

Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

462 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Frying pan, Pot (large), Knife


Chicken breast
Smoked Paprika
Brown sugar (light)
Chili powder

Step 1

In a small bowl, combine the smoked paprika, brown sugar, chili powder, salt & pepper. Add the spice mixture to both sides of the chicken breast. Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan on medium heat. Add the seasoned chicken & sear undisturbed for 5-6 min.

Broccoli (fresh)

Step 2

Meanwhile, cut the broccoli into bite-sized florets. In a pot of salted, boiling water, add the broccoli & cook for 5 min.

Step 3

Flip the chicken & sear for another 5-6 min on the second side. Drain the broccoli & set aside.

Grits (instant)

Step 4

In the same pot the broccoli was cooked in, add the grits. Add the water amount listed on the package directions & cook according to package directions.

Heavy cream
Cheddar (shredded)

Step 5

Remove the chicken from the pan & set aside. Once the grits are cooked, stir in the heavy cream & cheese. Season with salt & pepper to taste.

Step 6

Slice the chicken & plate it alongside the cheesy grits & broccoli. Season everything with salt & pepper to taste. Serve & enjoy! :-)

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy462 cal.
Fat27 g
Carbohydrates16 g
Protein44 g
Fiber2 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Blackened Chicken with Cheesy Grits & Broccoli" contains 462 Energy, 27 g of Fat, 16 g of Carbohydrates, 44 g of Protein, 2 g of Fiber.

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Blackened Chicken with Cheesy Grits & Broccoli