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Red Cajun Chicken

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings

Looking for a Cajun cuisine dinner? Then check out this spicy grilled chicken made ready in 35 minutes!

Ingredients

2
teaspoons paprika
1 1/2
teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon onion powder
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves

Steps

  • 1 Heat grill. In small bowl, combine all ingredients except oil and chicken; mix until well blended. Spoon 1/4 teaspoon oil over each side of chicken. With fingers, rub spice mixture evenly over all sides of chicken.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 10 to 12 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once.
  • 1 Heat grill. In small bowl, combine all ingredients except oil and chicken; mix until well blended. Spoon 1/4 teaspoon oil over each side of chicken. With fingers, rub spice mixture evenly over all sides of chicken.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 10 to 12 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once.

Expert Tips

To broil chicken, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning once.

For authentic Louisiana flavor, serve this with hot pepper sauce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
4 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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