Spicy Cajun Classics
In the heart of Louisiana, where the air is filled with the tantalizing aroma of spices and the spirit of Cajun cooking, comes a recipe that embodies the essence of Southern comfort – Spicy Cajun Classics. This dish is a celebration of bold flavors, rich history, and the warmth of home-cooked goodness.
- 2 lbs chicken thighs, bone-in and skin-on
- 1/2 cup Cajun seasoning blend
- 1 cup bell peppers, assorted colors, thinly sliced
- 1 cup onions, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
- Season the chicken thighs generously with Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper.
- In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken thighs and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Remove the chicken and set aside.
- In the same skillet, add onions, bell peppers, and garlic. Sauté until the vegetables are soft and fragrant, about 3-4 minutes.
- Stir in diced tomatoes and chicken broth. Bring to a simmer.
- Return the chicken thighs to the skillet. Cover and let it simmer on low heat for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
- Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley, and enjoy the spicy Cajun flavors!
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Spicy Cajun Classics is a soul-warming dish that brings the heat of Cajun cuisine to your table. With tender chicken thighs, vibrant bell peppers, and aromatic spices, this recipe is a true Southern delicacy. Perfect for family gatherings or cozy dinners, it will transport your taste buds to the heart of Louisiana.
Nutritional Information: Calories – 380kcal, Fat – 22g, Carbohydrates – 10g, Protein – 35g
Make this delightful Spicy Cajun Classics recipe and savor the flavors that have been passed down through generations. Each bite is a journey through the bayous of Louisiana, bringing the joy of Southern cooking to your home. Embrace the spirit of Cajun cuisine and indulge in this hearty, spicy, and utterly delicious dish.