Blackened chicken salad

what you'll need

2 organic chicken breasts
1 avocado
2 large stalks of romaine lettuce
1/2 red onion
1 cucumber
3 tbsp olive oil or avocado (plus more for cast iron)
1/2 tsp garlic power
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp salt


2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
dash of garlic + salt


  • heat oven to 350 degrees
  • place spices in a bowl with oil- mix well
  • oil + heat cast iron to medium high heat
  • place chicken in bowl coat with spice rub
  • place on cast iron for 5 min - do not touch
  • flip + place in oven for about 15 minutes- remove let cool
  • wash + cut romaine - place in large bowl
  • peel, wash + cut cucumber in slices, then in halves
  • peel red onion + cut into thin slices
  • place cucumber + red onion into bowl with romaine lettuce
  • dressing- in separate bowl combine EVOO, fresh lemon, garlic + salt- mix well
  • pour dressing over salad mix well
  • cut chicken into slices place on top of salad
  • cut avocado in half, de-pit + cut in chunks place on salad
  • transfer salad to a plate- enjoy