One Pan Cajun Chicken and Veggies Recipe

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Elijah Bailey Modified: March 23, 2022
One Pan Cajun Chicken and Veggies Recipe

How To Make One Pan Cajun Chicken and Veggies

This one pan cajun recipe is a gem. The combination of chicken, potatoes, and bell peppers turns out majestically flavorful with the Cajun seasoning.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour

Serves:

Ingredients

For the Chicken and Veggies:

  • 5bone-in skin-on chicken thighs,(2 ½ lbs)
  • 2lbsyukon gold potatoes,diced into 1-inch pieces
  • 4tbspolive oil,divided
  • 1bell pepper,diced into 1-inch pieces or half of 2 colors
  • ½medium red onion,diced into 1-inch pieces
  • fresh parsley,chopped, for garnish, optional
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the Cajun Seasoning:

  • tsppaprika
  • 2tspgarlic powder
  • 2tspsalt
  • tspdried oregano
  • tspdried thyme
  • 1tsponion powder
  • 1tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 1tspcayenne pepper,to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Whisk all cajun seasoning ingredients together in a small bowl or toss together well in a small resealable bag. 

  2. Place chicken skin side down on a large rimmed baking sheet and drizzle and rub 1 Tablespoon of olive oil evenly over thighs. Sprinkle with cajun seasoning to taste.

  3. Rotate to opposite side and drizzle and rub tops with another 1 Tablespoon of olive oil. Season with cajun seasoning to taste.

  4. Toss potatoes with 2 Tablespoons of olive oil and season with cajun seasoning to taste and toss. 

  5. Transfer potatoes to baking sheet placing them around chicken thighs. Roast in preheated oven for 30 minutes. 

  6. Remove from oven and add bell pepper and red onion over potatoes and toss then return to oven and roast for about 10 to 15 minutes longer until chicken is golden and cooked through and potatoes are tender.

  7. Serve warm sprinkled with parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste as desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 690.87kcal
  • Fat: 43.45g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.36g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 21.34g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.08g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.46g
  • Fiber: 6.14g
  • Sugar: 3.16g
  • Protein: 36.72g
  • Cholesterol: 189.14mg
  • Sodium: 999.43mg
  • Calcium: 68.40mg
  • Potassium: 1329.06mg
  • Iron: 4.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 136.69µg
  • Vitamin C: 73.17mg
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