Cajun chicken meal is the taste of spices that give one a crunchy and a soft juicy recipe for your health. This meal depends on the style and toppings to be used. Cajun toppings are the best on chicken, more so when you have Cajun marinated cooked chicken. This recipe is sweet and it takes less time in preparation. You can prefer to use chicken breast or thighs. According to me, I prefer using chicken thighs because it gives a moist and soft bite when cooked over the oven.
If you need to prepare this dish, you will not encounter any difficulties because it’s simple to cook especially when baking it over jiffy. This meal is enriched with protein and other nutrients which are useful for your health. Although it’s the best for your diet, you need to avoid consuming it regularly because it’s not good for your health.
This article includes the significance tools needed in making Cajun chicken plus the ingredients to be used. You will also find a step by step procedure of cooking. Besides this I will explain the methods of storing the leftovers and analyse the frequently asked questions with their answers and finally the summary of this article.
Prepare Proper Cajun Chicken
- Crater for grounding garlic
- Frying pan
- Tea Spoon
- Water can
- A knife
- Serving spoon
- 1 ibis chicken breast
- ½ teaspoon minced avocado
- 2 teaspoon of paprika
- ½ cloves of garlic
- 1teaspoon dry oregano
- 1 teaspoon of crispy thyme
- 1 big onion
- ½ teaspoon of pepper
- 1 ¼ teaspoon salt
1. Dice the chicken breasts into required size and put it inside the bowl. Top up the paprika, minced garlic, sliced onion, oregano and other toppings which you have fully made.
2. Pour 1 teaspoon of pepper mixture and season it with chicken breasts then use the tongs to cover. Top the grounded avocado or the oily one to the mixture.
3. Heat the pan to the required temperature then pour oil into the frying pan and place the Cajun chicken, make it for 4 minutes until the white side is seen, stir and bake for another 3- 6 minutes. Place into a different bowl, coat with aluminium foil and let it settle for about 4 minutes.
4. For baked Cajun bite heat the oven to 440 degrees then put the chicken near the lid roast for about 7 to 8 minutes. Cook to moderate. Remove the open pit then seal it with the foil until it gets cool.
5. Serve and enjoy your meal.
Tips and variations
- Regulate the heat
In case you realize that your bite is hot you can apply a little pepper and you can also put enough of it if you prefer it to be sweet.
- Use different bite
This spice can be cooked with different types of protein. You can decide which kind you want to use so long as it’s based on protein. Again you apply steak or cooked cod.
- Apply little salt
Make sure that the salt exceeds the required amount by measuring it.
- Different fryer
Apart from cooking toasting and pan frying you can fry your chicken using different alternatives.
- Use the oil
The oil makes the bite more soft and tender. It also takes the meat from sticking when stirring.
- Cut to required size
When you are cutting the chicken it’s difficult to approximate the required size. Put the thicker sides down in order to cut it.
Method of storage
Place the leftovers in the fridge for about 4 days and ensure the container you used is sealed enough.
If you have made enough dishes you can store it in the fridge for a period of two months.
You can reheat the remaining meal using the similar way you used when cooking by using the appropriate method of your choice.
Frequently asked questions:
- Who were creole slaves?
This term was first applied in the 16 century to recognize the clans of French, the Spanish people and Portuguese community that settled in the West Indies and USA. The word is borrowed from Portuguese origin Creole which is the meaning of being a slave that was born in the master’s family.
- Why is my chicken tasteless?
This issue can be caused by two effects. First your chicken can be tasteless if you did not have the required spices. Another reason it depends on what we feed our chickens it can also result to your meat having no taste at all. For example nowadays we give our chickens meals which have no nutrients.
- What makes something Cajun?
Cajun mixture is made of blended salt with a mix of many toppings. The most acknowledged is pepper with garlic. This ingredient comes from cayenne pepper and the rest comes from other spices.
- How do you make chicken more flavorful?
Ensure that you soak your chicken breast throughout the night in order to make the spice to distribute. Deep your chicken into saline water before cooking. This will make the bite tender and add taste to your meal.
Before making any meal it’s important to have skills first which will help you to make something delicious and tender. I have realized that when cooking this meal you don’t need to stress since it’s not time consuming. Cajun chicken is the best flavor because it’s based on healthy nutrients which play an important role to our body.
When baking this meal you can use different alternatives like chicken thighs or breasts. From what I have discussed I am sure I will be in a better position when baking this favourite dish. Kindly go through this article in order to be enriched with enough knowledge. I have also provided the tips and variations when cooking which will ensure that no mistake will be made when baking. If you can prepare enough meals, the leftovers can be properly stored in an appropriate place you can prefer. For instance you can store them in the fridge or you freeze them. Reheating will also preserve your meal depending on the best method you prefer.