Grilled Cajun Chicken

Grilled Cajun Chicken

A shake of paprika, a dash of red pepper and dried herbs--it doesn't take much to give simple chicken kickin' Cajun flavor.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon paprika
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
tablespoon olive oil
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, combine all ingredients except oil and chicken breast halves; mix well. Brush oil over all sides of chicken. Sprinkle with seasoning mixture.
  2. When grill is heated, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 10 to 12 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Make-Ahead Tip
Season the chicken breasts and place in a resealable food storage plastic bag. Tuck into a cooler and take to grill at a picnic.
Serving Suggestion
For a down-South supper, serve this chicken with rice with chopped parsley, buttered sweet potatoes and crusty French rolls.
Broiling Tip
To broil chicken, place on broiler pan. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using grilling times as a guide, turning once.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/4 of Recipe)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 65),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 360mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.