Cajun Stuffed Chicken

Ingredients

  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp. Cajun seasoning
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 white onion, thinly sliced
  • 9 slices pepper jack cheese, halved
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. parsley, for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400º.
  2. Place chicken on a cutting board and make 5 slits in each breast, being careful not to cut through completely. Drizzle oil over chicken, sprinkle with minced garlic and season with cajun seasoning.
  3. Stuff each chicken breast with red and green peppers, onion and pepper jack cheese.
  4. Bake until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink, 25 minutes.
    Garnish with parsley and serve.

Cajun Chicken Strips

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 3⁄4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cajun seasoning
  • 1 1⁄2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first seven ingredients. Add chicken half at a time, and shake to coat.
  2. In a large skillet, cook chicken in butter for 8 to 10 minutes or until the juices run clear.
  3. Garnish with parsley and peppers if desired.