Cajun Country Fried Chicken Recipe


This Cajun fried chicken recipe is a classic in many Cajun families on Sunday night.

[one_third] Prep Time: 15 minutes[/one_third] [one_third]Cook Time: 10 minutes[/one_third] [one_third_last] Servings: 10



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  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 pound), halved
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1-1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning, divided
  • 1/2 tsp lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • Oil for deep-fat frying

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Yield: 10 servings

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Step 1

In a large bowl, mix together the milk and 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning. Add chicken. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Step 2

In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, lemon-pepper, garlic salt and remaining Cajun seasoning. Drain chicken and discard milk mixture.
Place chicken in flour mixture. Shake to coat.
Step 3

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry chicken for 7-8 minutes or until chicken golden brown. Cajun Country Fried Chicken is ready to serve. ENJOY

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  • Serve with roasted potatoes and any dipping sauce.

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I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!


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