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Cajun Chicken with Marinade Recipe

Make a delicious chicken marinade for sautéing, grilling, or baking with just 4 ingredients. Tender, juicy, Cajun Chicken marinated with a zesty homemade cajun seasoning make for one of the easiest, tastiest meals ever.

Cajun Chicken with Marinade Recipe

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Cajun Chicken with Marinade Recipe

Make a delicious chicken marinade for sautéing, grilling, or baking with just 4 ingredients.

Tender, juicy, chicken marinated with a zesty homemade cajun seasoning make for one of the easiest, tastiest meals ever.

Banish boring chicken from your grill with this Cajun Marinated Chicken recipe. Quick, easy, and packed with flavor. 

Cajun Chicken with Marinade Recipe

Prep time: 5 minutes

Chill time: at least 1 hour

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Cajun Marinated Chicken Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Brown sugar
  • Chicken, any cut
  • For exact amounts, please see recipe card below.


How to Make a Chicken Marinade

Whisk together all the ingredients until combined.

Cajun Chicken with Marinade Recipe

Place the chicken in a bag and pour the mixture over the top. Seal the bag, then squeeze the contents between your hands to coat the chicken in the marinade.

Cajun Chicken with Marinade Recipe

Put the bag in the refrigerator to chill for at least one hour or up to overnight.

Cook the chicken as desired – grilled, baked, or sautéed. Discard any remaining marinade.

Cajun Chicken with Marinade Recipe

How to Make Cajun Chicken

Place four chicken cutlets in the bag with the marinade and chill for at least one hour.

When ready to cook, add one tablespoon olive oil to a skillet and cook over medium heat.

Place the chicken in the pan and cook for five minutes. Flip each filet and cook for an additional five minutes.

Cajun Chicken with Marinade Recipe

Serve immediately.

ENJOY!

Cajun Chicken with Marinade Recipe
Yield: 4

Cajun Chicken with Marinade Recipe

Cajun Chicken with Marinade Recipe

Make a delicious chicken marinade for sautéing, grilling, or baking with just 4 ingredients. Tender, juicy, Cajun Chicken marinated with a zesty cajun seasoning make for one of the easiest, tastiest meals ever.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • ½ tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 to 2 pounds chicken, any cut

Instructions

How to Make a Chicken Marinade

  1. Whisk together all the ingredients until combined.
  2. Place the chicken in a bag and pour the mixture over the top. Seal the bag, then squeeze the contents between your hands to coat the chicken in the marinade.
  3. Put the bag in the refrigerator to chill for at least one hour or up to overnight.
  4. Cook the chicken as desired – grilled, baked, or sautéed. Discard any remaining marinade.

How to Make Cajun Chicken

  1. Place four chicken cutlets in the bag with the marinade and chill for at least one hour.
  2. When ready to cook, add one tablespoon olive oil to a skillet and cook over medium heat.
  3. Place the chicken in the pan and cook for five minutes. Flip each filet and cook for an additional five minutes.
  4. Serve immediately.
  5. ENJOY!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 570Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 213mgSodium: 1787mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 55g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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