Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
Prepare the chicken by patting it dry with a paper towel.
Mix together the paprika, cumin, cayenne pepper, thyme, onion powder, garlic powder, kosher salt, and pepper in a bowl.
Put oil on the meat on one side and cook for a minute and reverse the side and apply oil
Dredge the meat onto the spices, covering all areas.
Heat up a cast-iron skillet until smoking hot, searing each side of the meat for about 30 seconds.
After blackening, put the skillet in the oven and cook thoroughly for about 10 to 12 minutes.
Your blackened Chicken is ready to serve.