Cajun Chicken Recipes

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CAJUN CHICKEN PASTA



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Cajun cooking is a combination of French and Southern cuisine. It is robust, country style cookery - and so is this dish! Laissez le bon temp roulez and bon appetit!

Provided by Carol Spradling

Categories     Main Dish Recipes     Pasta     Chicken

Time 40m

Yield 2

Number Of Ingredients 15

4 ounces linguine pasta
2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
2 tablespoons butter
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 green bell pepper, sliced
4 fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 green onion, chopped
1 cup heavy cream
¼ teaspoon dried basil
¼ teaspoon lemon pepper
¼ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Steps:

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  • Place the chicken and the Cajun seasoning in a plastic bag. Shake to coat. In a large skillet over medium heat, saute the chicken in butter or margarine until almost tender (5 to 7 minutes).
  • Add the red bell pepper, green bell pepper, mushrooms and green onion. Saute and stir for 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat.
  • Add the cream, basil, lemon pepper, salt, garlic powder and ground black pepper. Heat through. Add the cooked linguine, toss and heat through. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and serve.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 934.6 calories, Carbohydrate 54 g, Cholesterol 270.8 mg, Fat 61.7 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 43.7 g, SaturatedFat 37.2 g, Sodium 1189.2 mg, Sugar 6.8 g

CAJUN CHICKEN



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A winner whatever the weather, chuck it on the barbie or just get the grill going - it can't fail

Provided by Good Food team

Categories     Dinner, Main course, Snack, Supper

Time 22m

Number Of Ingredients 7

4 skinless boneless chicken breast fillets
1 tbsp paprika
1 tsp dried onion flakes
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp dried thyme
1 tbsp sunflower oil
200g tub guacamole , to serve

Steps:

  • Dry chicken with kitchen paper, then cut diagonal slashes over the smooth side. Mix spices with seasoning, then tip onto a plate.
  • Brush the chicken on both sides with the oil, then coat all over with the spice mix. Heat a barbecue, griddle pan or grill, then cook the chicken for 5-6 mins on each side until cooked through. Serve each portion with a dollop of guacamole.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 190 calories, Fat 5 grams fat, SaturatedFat 1 grams saturated fat, Carbohydrate 2 grams carbohydrates, Protein 34 grams protein, Sodium 0.22 milligram of sodium

CAJUN CHICKEN



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Cajun-style grilled chicken breasts for varied meals such as Caesar salad, sandwiches, and a dinner entree! Cajun Chicken can be served hot or cold.

Provided by Wood Halsey

Categories     Meat and Poultry Recipes     Chicken     Chicken Breast Recipes

Time 1h

Yield 10

Number Of Ingredients 6

2 cups vegetable oil
2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
2 tablespoons dried Italian-style seasoning
garlic powder to taste
2 tablespoons lemon pepper
10 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - pounded to 1/2 inch thickness

Steps:

  • In a large shallow dish, mix the oil, Cajun seasoning, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and lemon pepper. Place the chicken in the dish, and turn to coat with the mixture. Cover, and refrigerate for 1/2 hour.
  • Preheat the grill for high heat.
  • Lightly oil the grill grate. Drain chicken, and discard marinade. Place chicken on hot grill and cook for 6 to 8 minutes on each side, or until juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 535.8 calories, Carbohydrate 1.8 g, Cholesterol 67.2 mg, Fat 47.8 g, Fiber 0.6 g, Protein 24.8 g, SaturatedFat 4.1 g, Sodium 620.2 mg, Sugar 0.3 g

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