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Blackened Chicken Thighs with Strawberry Feta Salsa

These Blackened Chicken Thighs with Strawberry Feta Salsa are such a fun way to prepare chicken. Bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs are covered in paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and oregano. They’re seared and then served with an easy Strawberry Feta Salsa. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword blackened chicken, strawberry feta salsa
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 490 kcal


  • 2 lbs bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs (8 chicken thighs)
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly grated black pepper
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped strawberries
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 2 oz crumbled feta cheese


  1. Prepare the grill to a medium-high heat.

  2. In a small bowl, mix paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, salt, pepper and cayenne. Cover chicken in rub. Let sit while the grill heats up. Grill chicken until cooked through and juices run clear, about 15 minutes. 

  3. While the chicken is grilling, prepare the salsa. In a small bowl combine, strawberries, red onion, jalepeno, lime and cilantro. At the last minute add in feta. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Serve with chicken.

Nutrition Facts
Blackened Chicken Thighs with Strawberry Feta Salsa
Amount Per Serving (1 2 chicken thighs with salsa)
Calories 490 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 202mg67%
Sodium 891mg39%
Potassium 534mg15%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 777IU16%
Vitamin C 32mg39%
Calcium 105mg11%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.