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Spicy Sea Chicken Recipe

Delight your palate with a taste of the ocean combined with a fiery kick in this Spicy Sea Chicken dish. Perfect for lovers of both seafood and a little heat, this recipe promises bold flavors and a satisfyingly succulent chicken experience.

Ingredients for sea spicy chicken

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup seafood stock or chicken broth
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • Lemon slices for garnish

Marinade and Seasoning

  1. In a bowl, combine olive oil, cayenne pepper, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and a pinch of salt and black pepper.
  2. Whisk in the seafood stock and lemon juice until you have a smooth marinade.

Preparation for sea spicy chicken

  1. Rinse the chicken breasts and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, pour the marinade over the chicken and make sure each piece is well coated.
  3. Cover and allow the chicken to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to 2 hours.


  1. Preheat a skillet over medium-high heat and add a little olive oil.
  2. Remove the chicken from the marinade, letting excess drip off.
  3. Place chicken in the hot skillet and sear it until golden brown, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  4. Lower the heat to medium, cover the skillet, and continue to cook until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (about 10-12 minutes).
  5. Occasionally baste the chicken with the remaining marinade throughout the cooking process.


Transfer the chicken to a serving platter. Drizzle with any remaining pan juices, sprinkle with fresh parsley, and garnish with lemon slices. This Spicy Sea Chicken pairs beautifully with a crisp green salad, roasted vegetables, or a side of rice to absorb the zesty flavors.


Aromatic, tangy, and with just the right level of spice, this Spicy Sea Chicken is a dish that is as invigorating as a sea breeze. We hope you are enticed to ride the wave of flavor brought by this recipe. Dive in and enjoy a meal that is as enjoyable to prepare as it is to devour.

FAQ Section

Can I use frozen chicken for this recipe?

Yes, but make sure to thoroughly defrost the chicken in the refrigerator before using it to ensure even cooking.

What alternatives can I use if I don’t have seafood stock?

Chicken or vegetable broth will work just as well in a pinch. The idea is to infuse a hint of umami that complements the spices.

How can I make this dish less spicy?

Simply reduce the amount of cayenne pepper and smoked paprika to adjust the heat level to your preference.

What’s the best way to store leftovers?

Store any leftover Spicy Sea Chicken in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently on the stove or in the microwave.

Can I grill the chicken instead of pan-searing?

Absolutely! Grilling is a great option for this recipe and adds a delightful smoky flavor to your Spicy Sea Chicken.

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