Cajun Chicken

Cajun Chicken

In this easy recipe for baked Cajun chicken, chicken breast is coated with a tasty cajun rub, then baked in a hot oven until perfectly juicy.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Rest time 5 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 293kcal
Author Vered DeLeeuw


  • Avocado oil spray
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (8 oz each)

Cajun seasoning:

  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Spray a square 8-inch baking dish with oil. Place the chicken breasts on a cutting board.
  • In a small bowl, use a fork to mix the Cajun seasoning ingredients.
  • Rub the cajun seasoning into the chicken breasts on both sides.
  • Place the coated chicken pieces in the greased baking dish. Spray their tops with oil.
  • Bake until cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 20 minutes.
  • Place on a plate, cover loosely with foil and allow to rest 5 minutes before serving.



Serving: 1chicken breast | Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 425mg | Fiber: 0.7g