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Cajun Chicken and Rice

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Mixed nuts add a savory richness to this spicy stovetop chicken dish that's served over Spanish rice."
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35 m servings 399
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Prepare Spanish rice mix according to package directions. Keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the flour, poultry seasoning, garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a large bowl. Toss the chicken pieces in the seasoned flour to coat.
  3. Heat the margarine in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken, and cook until lightly browned and almost cooked through. Stir the nuts into the chicken; cook and stir until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the middle. Serve chicken on top of prepared Spanish rice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 399 calories; 25.8 19.4 25 48 392 Full nutrition

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I doubled the amount of flour didnt seem like it would be enough for the amount of chicken we had...and turns out doubling it was just right. It was a bit spicy for my taste so maybe...

Delicious! I doubled the recipe for the dry ingredients. I didn't have any nuts, and used thighs instead of breasts, and the chicken turned out fabulous. I served it with spanish rice, black bea...

Very good!! Rubbed chicken with the spices (did double spices) and let them sit in the fridge for a few hours. Chicken turned out very moist. I used mine cold the next day on a salad and it w...

This recipe was amazing! The rub for the chicken was soooo good and had an excellect kick to it! I paired it with the spanish rice, kidney beans, corn and pineapple and it was amazing!

This was so easy; made it for Valentine's i was out of flour, used waffle mix & I too thought it didn't look like enough but it turned out fine and my husband loved it;)Thanks for sharing;)

Delicious. I didn't have any nuts but I can surely see how it would add a nice savory touch. My la familia loved this dish! It's a nice change from the regular "chicken breast" meals. I can tot...

This recipe was surprisingly doable for a cooking newbie.

I added a little extra garlic powder, and didn't have poultry seasoning, so I added a pinch of rosemary, thyme and sage. Otherwise I followed the recipe amounts for dry ingredients, and althoug...

I used this recipe just to make the chicken and also doubled the coating ingredients. I omitted the Spanish rice and instead served it with green vegetables on the side. My boyfriend adds hot ...