Cajun Barbecued Chicken

Cajun Barbecued Chicken


"Finally, I can contribute my own original recipe! I created this when I bought some marinated chicken at the deli and they would not divulge their recipe; I experimented and came up with an even better one! It IS original and it IS good!"


3 h 45 m servings 235 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 235 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.7g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 24.7 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 534 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a bowl, mix the oil, white wine, and Cajun seasoning. Place chicken in the bowl, and coat with the mixture. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  2. Preheat the grill for high heat.
  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Discard marinade, and place chicken on the grill. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes on each side, until juices run clear.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cook time, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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  1. 67 Ratings


I wish I had mentioned when I first submitted this recipe that I use a Cajun Spice Blend that I buy through Atlantic Spice Company. It's SO much more flavorful than anything you can buy at the ...

This is one of the simplest and best tasting chicken marinades ever! I used Simple Cajun seasoning from this site, olive oil vs. vegetable (less oil than called for) pounded three chicken breas...

Wow, Janie, your're right! This is GOOD!! Very easy and quick to prepare. Have made several times already. Thanks for a great recipe.

Wow! The chicken stayed so juicy, and the flavors really permeated. I halved the marinade ingredients (used 1lb of bs breasts) marinated overnight, and used the George Foreman grill (4 minutes...

Since I love Cajun seasoning and use it often for blackened fish, I thought I'd really like this marinade, especially combined with the white wine, but I found this disappointing. Not only did t...

This was awesome! I added a little garlic salt and a couple shakes of red pepper (my Cajun seasoning is a bit bland.) I only marinated it for about 30 minutes and just poked the chicken with a ...

Good recipe. Chicken was tender and presented well. 2 year old liked it, 7 year old hated it (too spicy). Husband LOVED it, and we're looking forward to the leftovers. Served with JP's biscu...

THIS ROCKS!!! I did change this a little. I used greek seasoning (it was what was in the house) and refrigerted overnight. Everyone loved it. My nine year old thought it was GREAT. We are us...

This marinade was truly fast and very tasty. I used olive oil instead of vegetable oil and I used 4 tablespoons of Tony Chachere's original cajun seasoning. This is a great recipe! Thanks!