Juicy Oven-Baked Cajun Chicken Breasts

Eddie Wang: "Used harissa instead of cayenne" Read More


Add a little heat to your plate with this simple, Southern-inspired chicken breast recipe.


  • 2 pounds skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • cooking spray
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
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    1. Preheat the oven to 425F.
    2. Line a large sheet pan with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.
    3. Combine the onion powder, garlic powder, dried oregano, black pepper, dried thyme, cayenne, paprika and salt in a medium mixing bowl.
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium35% DV850mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein94% DV48g
    Carbs1% DV2g
    Fiber4% DV<1g
    Calories310Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate2g1%
    Dietary Fiber<1g4%
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C

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


    Eddie Wang 4 days ago
    Used harissa instead of cayenne
    Tatyana Peterson 9 days ago
    It was very delicous it was a little dry, but that might be on my part. I would recommend.
    Amy Andrews 9 days ago
    One of the best chicken dishes I’ve made. Definitely making often. This would probably also be extremely delicious sliced and served over pasta with Alfredo sauce
    Layla 13 days ago
    i love it! id do it again!
    Linda Newsome 24 days ago
    Love it! It was so juicy and well seasoned!!!
    Chyn Brown a month ago
    Great, Would make this recipe again
    I used chicken tender. Still very moist and delicious!
    M W 2 months ago
    Too spicy! I would make it again, but probably leave out the cayenne and use 1/8 tsp of ancho chili powder.
    Randy G. 4 months ago
    chicken was moist and the right amount of heat for me and my family. tyvm
    Jennifer Pate 4 months ago
    The chicken was readily moist and lots of flavor. Had to cook a little longer then stated due to large pieces of chicken. Great flavor!
    Karina Coulibaly 5 months ago
    Simple and delicious. A great midweek meal paired with a side dish of choice.
    Eric Spencer 5 months ago
    very good. If you like spice, I added 1/2 tsp of chipolte chilli powder. easy weeknight meal, will make again
    Connor Carlbom 5 months ago
    Solid basic recipe. Made with bone-in breasts, so required a bit more cooking time
    A 6 months ago
    Delicious and easy A family favourite
    Michelle F 6 months ago
    This was very good and easy to make. I don’t like to spend a lot of time meal prepping and this was fast, easy, and delicious!
    Brian t Daniels sr 7 months ago
    a little spicy but very good, I will be making it again.
    Erica 7 months ago
    Loved this recipe. Will be remaking it next weekend for meal prep. I think it would be delicious carved up and placed in sandwiches.
    Cel 7 months ago
    This meal was very tasty I used boneless skinless chicken thighs. Also substituted oregano for parsley. Will try again with exact ingredients.
    Anthony Blue 8 months ago
    great, juicy and lots of flavor
    Ben Kagan 8 months ago
    Excellent - simple, taste and healthy - served with microwaved zucchini
    DerekBigCanoe 9 months ago
    delicious! would make again in a heartbeat!
    Christian Williams 9 months ago
    Wonderful tastes amazing!!!
    Melinda Ghita 9 months ago
    Great recipe and easy to make!
    Tasya Ward 9 months ago
    I used chicken breast cutlets instead and it was just great. Great last moment meal. super easy
    Joshua Meeks 10 months ago
    The spicy flavor was absolutly perfect. The main issue is while that was good, it was a burn with no flavor.
    Brandie Lewis 10 months ago
    This turned out great. My boyfriend loved it. I did substitute avocado oil though.
    Joas Laurent 10 months ago
    Taste great, salty spicy!
    Jessica a year ago
    Really good, quick, a bit spicy but my husband loved it. Full of flavor
    bravo a year ago
    Really good and easy to make. Will make again!!
    Hussein A. a year ago
    Delicious. I liked the mix of spices

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