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cajun style chicken

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

This dish has impressed everyone I've ever served it to. Sometimes I have to leave off the mushrooms or the onions, for certain picky folks! This is a really simple, but impressive dish to serve for company. The greens seen in the picture are collard greens.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cajun style chicken

  • 4-6
    boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 8 oz
    fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1
    large onion, peeled and sliced into rings
  • 2-3 c
    (14.5 oz.) chicken broth (i use 3 because hubbie likes extra sauce)
  • 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • cajun seasoning to taste
  • hot cooked rice

How To Make cajun style chicken

  • 1
    Saute mushrooms and onions in oil; Remove from pan and set aside.
  • 2
    While mushrooms and onions are cooking, sprinkle chicken breasts generously with cajun spice and add to hot pan.
  • 3
    Cook chicken breasts over medium high heat until done all the way through (I do about 6 minutes per side) Remove to plate keep warm.
  • 4
    Mix together chicken broth and flour in a large (4cup) measuring cup until smooth. Pour broth into pan. Heat to simmer, stirring until thickened.
  • 5
    Return mushrooms and onions to sauce; stir. Return chicken to pot and serve with hot cooked rice with more sauce on top.