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One Pan Crispy Cajun Chicken

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 -6


  • 2 lbs chicken thighs and drumsticks
  • 1 lb baby potatoes halved
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves peeled and smashed
  • 4 tbsp avocado oil divided
  • 3 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ fresh ground black pepper

Cajun Seasoning


  1. In a large bowl or ziplock bag, add in chicken thighs & drumsticks, potatoes, and 2 tablespoons of avocado oil and cajun seasoning. Mix thoroughly and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to overnight. You can also mix everything in the baking dish to marinate.
  2. In another bowl, toss bell peppers and garlic with remaining avocado oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Preheat oven to 425F.
  4. Meanwhile, place chicken and potatoes on a large baking sheet. Roast for 25 minutes.
  5. Lower heat to 350F, toss potatoes, add bell peppers and garlic to the baking sheet. Cook for another 25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
  6. Optional: broil for an additional 5 minutes to get crispier skin and golden potatoes.

Cajun Seasoning:

  1. Mix spices and store in an airtight container until ready to use.