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One Pot Cajun Chicken & Rice

This hearty one-pot meal combines juicy chicken, spicy andouille sausage, and flavorful rice for a filling and satisfying dish.

Tasty Team
95% would make again
One Pot Cajun Chicken & Rice


for 2 servings

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup cajun spice (30 g), to taste, extra for seasoning chicken
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 1 cup rice (225 g)
  • 15 oz chopped tomato (425 g), 1 can
  • 1 ¾ cups chicken stock (400 mL)
  • olive oil

Cajun Spice

  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons hot paprika
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme


  1. Rub chicken breasts with olive oil and then the cajun spice mix (store-bought or homemade)
  2. Sear the chicken breasts on each side for about 2 minutes, then remove from the pan.
  3. Add some more oil and fry the onions and peppers until softened.
  4. Add the black beans and fry for a couple of minutes. Add the rice and fry for a further minute.
  5. Place the chicken back on and cover in chopped tomatoes.
  6. Add chicken stock and more cajun spice (to taste).
  7. Bring to boil, then cover and simmer for 25 minutes.
  8. Enjoy!
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One Pot Cajun Chicken & Rice