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Cajun Chicken with Butternut Squash Spirals

cajun chicken and spirals
cajun chicken and spirals

Cajun Chicken with Butternut Squash Spirals

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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Cajun
Servings 2


  • knife
  • cutting board
  • spatula
  • saute pan


  • 12 oz boneless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 1 each red bell pepper (diced)
  • 10 oz butternut squash spirals
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp thyme
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Dice red onions and bell peppers into small pieces. Chop green onions. Dice chicken into small 1 inch squares. Drain the corn.
  • Heat the saute pan to medium-high heat and add olive oil
  • Saute the chicken and red onions until the chicken is golden brown and fully cooked (about 6 to 7 minutes) Add the seasonings and mix well.
  • Next, add garlic, green onions and sliced mushrooms. Mix it around until mushrooms soften (about 3 to 5 minutes)
  • Then, add the bell peppers and squash spirals. Continually stir until the bell peppers and squash are tender. Finally, mix in the corn.