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This Cajun Skillet Chicken cooks fast after you butterfly a whole chicken. Cajun Skillet Chicken is extremely juicy and flavorful.  
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Resting time15 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Entree/Chicken
Cuisine: Cajun
Keyword: Cajun chicken, Cajun food, easy recipe, easy recipes, roasting chicken, roasting whole chicken, whole chicken
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 6kcal


  • ovenproof skillet



  • Wash and dry the chicken well. 
    Inject the chicken with the full amount of Cajun Injector. 
    Season the chicken with Cajun seasoning
    Place an oven-safe meat thermometer in the chicken.
    Bake Chicken at 425 for 30 minutes
    Plus, add a cup of chicken broth.  Reduce the heat to 375 degrees and bake for 45 minutes.
    Continue baking until the chicken temperature reaches 170 degrees. Use a meat thermometer.
    If you are not on a low carb diet, make this a one-skillet meal, add green beans and potatoes around the bottom of the chicken thirty minutes before removing it from the oven.


If you skillet is big enough, add a can of green beans and small potatoes.  Add them the last 30 minutes of baking.  The vegetables soak up all the Cajun spices.  


Serving: 8ounces | Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 657IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg