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appetizing sheet pan cajun chicken makes

Appetizing sheet pan cajun chicken.

Jenny Fischer
This sheet pan magic is so delicious, it is a dinner recipe when you have your people around.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 bowl
  • 1 sheet pan or baking tray
  • 1 knife
  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 cooker
  • 1 oven


For the sauce

  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos or low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp raw honey or pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 2 tbsp gluten-free flour or arrowroot powder
  • 1/3 cup water

For the chicken and vegetables.

  • 1 lb skinless boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper or to taste
  • 2 cups broccoli florets (1 large head)
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced into large pieces
  • 1 cup raw unsalted cashews

Optional garnish ideas.

  • toasted sesame seeds
  • chopped green onions
  • lime wedges


  • In a saucepan, combine all your sauce ingredients and whisk until well combined.
  • Place your saucepan over medium-low heat, whisking constantly, bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and let it cook until sauce is thick and bubbly.
  • Remove from the heat and allow your sauce to cool at room temperature.
  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees /220 C, line a large sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • Cut the chicken and bell pepper into 1-inch cubes, broccoli florets into small bite-sized pieces as well.
    appetizing sheet pan cajun chicken makes
  • Season your chicken lightly with sea salt and pepper. Drizzle half of your prepared sauce on top of chickens pieces, toss until well coated.
  • Place seasoned chicken onto your prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 8 minutes, flipping halfway through to ensure browning.
    appetizing sheet pan cajun chicken makes
  • While your chicken is cooking, combine broccoli, bell pepper and cashews in a bowl. Season lightly with sea salt and pepper, drizzle the remaining sauce on top and toss well.
    appetizing sheet pan cajun chicken makes
  • Carefully remove your sheet pan from the oven and add vegetables. Divide into serving bowls and garnish with lime wedges, green onions or toasted sesame seeds as you desired.
    appetizing sheet pan cajun chicken makes
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