Weight Watchers Recipe: Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce

We give this dish a 10/10. Why? It can be totally prepped in 10 minutes, has less than 10 ingredients and only 3 SmartPoints! Plus, it’s a great way to change up a boring piece of chicken.

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  • 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

Source: Skinnymom.com

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