Spiced Chicken Medallions

Spiced Chicken Medallions

Spiced Chicken Medallions

Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Pasta, Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6 people


  • 1 tbsp Dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp Chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Onion powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin
  • 1 tbsp Dried ground Coriander
  • 1+ tbsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 4 Boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Unsalted Butter


  • Combine all the herbs, spices, and salt in a bowl.
  • Slice chicken breast halves into medallions. Approximately 2 by 2 inches and 3/4 inch thick.
  • Place chicken in a container and season it with 3 tablespoons of spice mix. Rub the mixture all over the chicken. Let it marinate for several hours to overnight in the fridge.
  • Place 1 tablespoon of butter and olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat
  • After the butter has melted add chicken to the pan, working with 4 to 5 pieces at a time. Sear medallions for about 4 minutes per side until both sides are browned and the meat is cooked through. Be careful to not overcrowd the pan.
  • Add the remaining oil and/or butter for the following batch of medallions as needed.
  • Remove chicken to a platter, garnish with fresh herbs. Serve with pasta, rice, or cooled and sliced on top of a salad.
Keyword Chicken, Chicken breast, chicken cutlet, easy, quick, Spice


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