A southern staple dish, cajun chicken with Hoppin’ John — a side dish made with black eyed peas, bell peppers, corn, and seasoned with salt and black pepper — is a savory and filling option. Enjoy it with a large glass of sweet tea and you’ll truly feel like a southerner!
Cajun Chicken with Hoppin’ John
Original # of Servings: 1
Total Time: 54 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
- chicken breast – 4 ounce
- cajun seasoning – 3/4 teaspoon
- extra virgin olive oil – 3/4 teaspoon
- vegetable broth – 4 tablespoon
- black eyed peas – 2 ounce
- corn – 2 ounce
- green bell pepper – 1/8
- grape tomatoes – 2 ounce
- salt – 1/8 teaspoon
- black pepper – 1/8 teaspoon
- garlic powder – 1/8 teaspoon
- Bring equal parts broth and water to boil. Add peas cooking 30 minutes.
- Small dice bell pepper, discarding ribs and seeds.
- Slice grape tomatoes in half.
- Cut chicken breast in half. Season with cajun seasonings.
- Heat olive oil in pan on high heat. Cook chicken 8 minutes per side till done.
- Add tomatoes to chicken.
- Lower heat on chicken, keeping warm.
- Stir in corn, bell pepper, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Simmer 3 minutes.
- Remove hoppin’ John from heat.
- Serve chicken over bed of cooked vegetables.
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