Cajun Chicken with Chunky Salsa

Cajun Chicken with Chunky Salsa

 Serves: 2 Prep: 20 mins Cooking: 20 mins


  • 2 single chicken breast fillets (340g)
  • ½ tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 Tbs finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Chunky Salsa

  • 1 medium tomato, chopped coarsely
  • ½ small red onion, chopped coarsely
  • ½ medium green capsicum, chopped coarsely
  • 1 Tbs coarsely chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbs lime juice


  1. Place chicken in a large bowl with combined remaining ingredients, toss chicken to coat in mixture.  Cover, refrigerate 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, make chunky salsa by combining all ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Cook chicken in large lightly oiled non-stick pan until cooked through.  Serve chicken with chunky salsa

MJ Nutrition

Exchanges Per Serve

fruit Dairy protein
1 0 0 1 1.5 0

Nutrients Per Serve

1015kJ (243cals), 26g Protein, 14g Fat, 4.1g Saturated Fat,  3.0g Carbs, 1.2g Sugars, 1.8g Fibre, 159mg Sodium

Source: Modified from Women’s Weekly, Low-Carb Low-Fat by Matt O’Neill for the Metabolic Jumstart program

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