Syrupy barbecue sauces are tangy and delicious, but they often contain added sugar. Avoid all of those empty calories and get the balance your taste buds crave with Cajun seasoning and apple cider vinegar.
Recipe courtesy of Michelle Dudash
Save Recipe Print
5-Ingredient Cajun-Spiced Grilled Chicken
Total:
24 hr 15 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
24 hr 15 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

Directions

Sprinkle the chicken on both sides with the Cajun seasoning. Place the chicken in a baking dish and drizzle with the vinegar and oil. Shake the pan gently to coat the chicken underneath. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight for the best flavor. When you are ready to grill, move the chicken to the counter to take off the chill. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat, about 400 degrees F. Lightly oil the grill and place the chicken on it, smooth-side down. Cook until grill marks appear and the chicken lifts up easily, about 4 minutes. Rotate the chicken by a 45-degree angle and cook to mark, about 3 minutes. Flip the chicken to the other side and cook until cooked through, about 2 minutes. Top with the parsley. Serve hot.

Cook's Note

To oil the grill, fold a half sheet of paper towel a few times until it is a small square. Dip one side in oil and, using grill tongs, rub the oiled paper towel on the grill in the areas that you will cook the chicken.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48

A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Caribbean Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Perfect Roast Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Citrus Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Katie Lee's Chicken Pot Pie

Recipe courtesy of Katie Lee

Chicken and Rice Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chicken Enchiladas

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Chicken Parmigiana

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Chicken Salad

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.