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Baked Cajun Chicken Breasts - Oh, so juicy and they contain the perfect flavor. Enjoyed on sandwiches, salads, you name it!
Baked Cajun Chicken Breasts
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
18 mins
Total Time
23 mins

Baked Cajun Chicken Breasts – Oh, so juicy and flavorful. Delicious on sandwiches, salads, you name it! 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken breast, cajun, spicy
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 145 kcal
Author: Chelsea
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red peppers
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 large chicken breasts or 6 small chicken breasts
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Grease an 8x8 baking sheet or dish. Set aside.
  2. Mix together the salt, cayenne pepper, crushed red peppers, garlic powder, paprika, pepper, onion powder, dried oregano, and dried thyme in a small ramekin.
  3. Rub the spice mix onto the chicken breasts.
  4. Bake for 18 minutes. Remove the chicken breasts from the oven and cover with aluminum foil and bake for another 5 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition estimated is based upon the brands I used. Yours may vary depending on brands.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Cajun Chicken Breasts
Amount Per Serving (0.5 chicken breast)
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 14
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.6g2%
Cholesterol 90mg30%
Sodium 758.6mg33%
Carbohydrates 1.3g0%
Fiber 0.5g2%
Sugar 0.1g0%
Protein 29.3g59%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.