Cajun Chicken With Bell Peppers

Creamy Cajun Chicken Bake with Bell Peppers and cheese. Easy and quick one-pan meal. Moist and juicy chicken breasts are seasoned with the homemade Cajun spice with many paprika! The baked chicken is tender and flavorful. Low-carb and gluten-free dinner recipe.

Spicy and Creamy Cajun Chicken with Bell Peppers – easy, lean, and healthy one-pan dinner! The chicken breasts are coated with the homemade Cajun seasoning and topped with cheese. Then, the chicken is oven-baked on top of the sliced bell peppers. A gluten-free and low-carb recipe which will become a family favorite!

Cajun Chicken With Bell Peppers
Cajun Chicken With Bell Peppers

This spicy and creamy Cajun chicken bake is great both for lunch and dinner. The flavors during this quick and straightforward recipe are out of this world! a bit like spicy Cajun shrimp.

Moist and juicy chicken breasts are smothered with cheese and topped with bell peppers. almost like this easy broccoli cheddar chicken. and therefore the best part? This one-pot dinner is completed in under 45 minutes. Including the prep and therefore the baking time. Everything is cooked in one pan, therefore the clean-up is minimal.

Cajun Chicken With Bell Peppers

Cajun Seasoning:

  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 4 chicken breasts , small
  • 4 cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 bell peppers , small, thinly sliced (or use mini sweet peppers)
  • 6 oz cream cheese , cold, refrigerated, and sliced into 8 slices
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese , shredded

How to make Cajun chicken seasoning

  1. Combine all seasoning ingredients in a small bowl. Mix to combine.

Cajun chicken

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Place thinly sliced bell peppers on the bottom of the casserole dish.
  3. Place chicken breasts on top (so that the peppers will cook underneath the chicken).
  4. Generously sprinkle Cajun seasoning all over the chicken breasts. You don't have to use all the seasoning.    Top with minced garlic. 
  5. Top each chicken breast with 2 slices of cream cheese.
  6. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.
  7. Bake the chicken uncovered at 375 F in the preheated oven for 20-30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Broil for 2 minutes, if desired.
  9. To serve, scoop the bell peppers from underneath the chicken. Place them evenly around the chicken and on top.

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