(You will want to open all the windows for this one and be prepared to fan the smoke detectors. This is SOOO yummy! Worth all the smoke!)
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper
¾ tsp white pepper
¾ tsp black pepper
½ tsp salt
½ tsp thyme
½ tsp oregano
Butter or oil for pan frying
4 Chicken breast (thinner breast cook more evenly)
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Mix together paprika, salt, cayenne, cumin, thyme, white pepper, and onion powder. Rub one side of chicken breasts with spice mixture.
2. Heat oil in a cast iron skillet over high heat for 5 minutes.
3. Place chicken in hot pan, seasoned side down, and cook for 1-2 minute. Turn, and cook 1-2 minute on other side. (don't turn chicken more than necessary) Place breasts on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
4. Bake in preheated oven for 5 to 10 minutes, or until no longer pink and juices run clear..