Blackened Chicken and Strawberry Salad

Ingredients:

blackened chicken and strawberry salad
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 8 cups spinach
  • 8 ounces crumbled feta
  • 1 lb strawberries, sliced
  • 1 1/3 cup dried cranberries

Directions:

  1. Combine seasoning for chicken from paprika - onion powder. Liberally sprinkle seasoning mixture onto both sides of the chicken.
  2. Heat oil in saute pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and sear on both sides, about 1 minute on each side. Transfer to a baking sheet. Finish cooking chicken in the oven until juices run clear, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool 10 minutes before slicing.
  3. Toss together spinach with feta, sliced strawberries, cranberries and salad dressing. Portion on four plates and top with sliced chicken. Serve with strawberry vinaigrette.