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Cajun Spiced Chicken Recipe

Cajun Spiced Chicken

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"A zippy and simple chicken dish that always delights those with adventurous taste buds. Great served with wild rice and corn on the cob!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a shallow plate or bowl, mix together the flour and at least 1 teaspoon of Cajun seasoning (more if you really like the zip of Cajun seasoning!). Pour milk for dipping into a bowl and dip the chicken breasts into it. Dredge the chicken through the flour and seasoning mixture, coating evenly on both sides and around the edges.
  3. Place the chicken breasts in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 17, 2007

This recipe turned out great, very tender and full of flavor! Next time I'll probably try it in a shaking bag instead of dredging it though, as the flour and spice mix tends to clump and not cover the chicken entirely.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 02, 2005

This chicken TASTED great but appearance-wise it could use a little help. It didn't brown up in the oven and the coating still had a very "floury" look to it. I will be making it again but I think I'll either drizzle it with olive oil before baking in the oven, or just fry it in oil or butter on the stove. I like the fact that the dish is so easy and quick to prepare but it needs a bit of tweaking.


39 Ratings

Apr 01, 2003

Instead of using milk, I just sprinkled both sides with the Cajun seasoning. Very, very simple recipe. I used chicken tenders so it took very little time to cook, too. My hubby loved it!

Sep 26, 2007

very good flavor! used egg not milk to coat and it browned nicely

Aug 16, 2011

Make the following changes for a 5 star rating: Swap panko for the flour, use an egg-milk wash, these two slight changes make ALL the difference!!!

Jan 22, 2003

After baking this in the oven, I fried it in sauted onion. Very good with Jamie's Black Beans and Rice (also found on

May 07, 2005

If you are looking for a healthy dinner this would be it. Not bad for a health conscious diet. Otherwise, fry that sucker up and make it fat and tasty. It is kind of bland if you follow the recipe as it is.

Jan 15, 2005

this recipe did not turn out well at all. it was like eating cajun paper mache


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  • Calories
  • 211 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 31 g
  • 62%
  • Sodium
  • 340 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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