Cajun Baked Chicken Breasts Recipe | Yummly

Cajun Baked Chicken Breasts

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Add a little heat to your plate with this simple, Southern-inspired chicken breast recipe. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Edwina Clark.


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 4 chicken breasts)
  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium23% DV550mg
    Fat17% DV11g
    Protein102% DV52g
    Carbs1% DV3g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories320Calories from Fat100
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat100
    Total Carbohydrate3g1%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    cody tidd 2 days ago
    Amazing. would def make it again
    Dallas Love 8 days ago
    super spicy for my liking, but otherwise very good.
    Larry Chatham 14 days ago
    awesome! very juicy...
    Kevin 18 days ago
    Juicy and delicious 😋
    keef kozart a month ago
    delicious and verry juicy, plain and simple
    Casey Snodgrass a month ago
    I really liked this chicken, it was spicy but not too hot. I did use larger breast so I had to tenderize pretty well. I also had to add about 10 minutes of cook time due to the size of the breast. So next time I will probably just fillet the breast. But the chicken was juicy and everyone loved it. Will be making again.
    Jennifer McCoy a month ago
    It was so spicy I could barely eat the chicken. I won’t make this again.
    Elizabeth B. 2 months ago
    Dinner for 2, I used 2 large plump boneless breast pieces and kept the same amount of ingredients as for 4 cutlets. I dredged the cutlets in the spice mixture and followed the rest of the recipe without changes, except adding 5 more minutes to the baking time, until the juices ran clear. We loved it! Next time I will sprinkle the cayenne pepper on first before dredging into the rest, so I can control the heat, since my husband likes more burn than me. I liked that it was easy and quick. Sorry no picture. We ate instead!! 🙈
    Dakota Grogan 2 months ago
    Chicken was Juicy , lots of flavor , just a bit spicy
    Hi Vicky 3 months ago
    I like spicy, but my hubby doesn’t like TOO much spice, this recipe is too much spice so I’d cut it down next time. Very tasty though!
    Stefaniia Kunilova 3 months ago
    Taste good! But I think I made it a bit too spicy 😅
    diannes4 4 months ago
    Made this for people with various taste buds and it was a hit with everyone! Next day we sliced the left to make sandwiches! Winner both times!
    marisol moran 4 months ago
    love it! quick and easy
    Richie Brock 4 months ago
    Splendid. Marvelous.
    Donna Friedman 4 months ago
    Turned out great! Chicken was so juicy! Spice was just right! Served with loaded cauliflower & cucumber, watermelon, feta salad. Delicious summer meal!
    Robert Wise 4 months ago
    Great! Easy and delicious.
    MiMi Bee M. 4 months ago
    It was so delicious and juicy but we had to cook for 40 mins at 425 to get the chickens core temp to 165 degees. We have a gas stove.
    ElHen 4 months ago
    Great! I followed the recipe...the only changes I made were I did half paprika half smoked paprika, and I used herbes de Provence with Lavender instead of just thyme. They came out juicy and tender. Would make again. I didn’t have cayenne so I used McCormicks Coarse Ground Pepper and that was plenty spicy.
    Kevin 4 months ago
    Excellent! Added just a bit more cayenne for some extra kick.
    Marian Allen 4 months ago
    Juicy with great flavor!
    Harper 4 months ago
    It is really tasty ❤️! I will definitely make again but scale back a little on the salt. I had to double up on the seasoning because of XL chicken breasts.
    Jacqueline Klein 5 months ago
    Turned out great - perfectly cooked and juicy! A little too spicy for our tastes but otherwise perfect
    Anita Ayres 5 months ago
    Awesome!! It came out full of flavor and very juicy.
    Yummly User 5 months ago
    Very easy and a hit!
    Ronnie Kirkwood 5 months ago
    i used 2 tsp cayenne for extra heat. was great leftover cold on salad
    GLA 5 months ago
    Delicious but try to not add too much cayenne 'cause could taste very spicy.
    Mo Bacon 6 months ago
    this was very good. just made a few small changes, brined the chicken for a couple of hours prior to cooking and instead of cayenne i used and indian spice that gave this chicken a serious kick. the chicken came out way better than i thought it would and oh boy was it juicy and tasty. gotta try this again. fyi made it with a side of panko crusted mac and cheese.
    Delicious very juicy husband loved it
    Wandy Figueroa 6 months ago
    Very tasty! I had mixed dry spices with the oil in a ziploc bag and placed chicken in bag and marinated for 20 mins. Then placed chicken in oven as directed. It was so juicy and delicious. I’ll make again!
    Sam B 6 months ago
    A bit spicy but good taste overall!