Cajun Chicken Salad

If you’ve ever had a craving for a good, flavorful dish that enlightens your taste buds, then you should definitely try Cajun Chicken Salad. This dish takes the classic chicken-salad base and combines it with the unique Cajun flavors typical of Louisiana cuisine. It’s easy to make, tasty, and extremely satisfying – what more could you want?


– 2 boneless and skinless chicken breasts
– 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
– 2 stalks celery, diced
– 1/2 cup red onion, diced
– 1/2 cup mayo
– 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
– 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
– 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 1/2 teaspoon pepper


1. Prepare the chicken:

In a large non-stick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat. Add chicken and season with Cajun seasoning. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through. Remove from heat, slice chicken into small cubes, and set aside.

2. Make the dressing:

In a medium bowl, whisk together mayo, Greek yogurt, dijon mustard, lemon juice, salt, and pepper until combined.

3. Assemble the salad:

In a large bowl, combine diced celery, onion, cubed chicken, and dressing. Stir until combined.

4. Serve:

Serve on a bed of lettuce or over a toasted piece of bread. Enjoy!

Cajun Chicken Salad is a flavorful and incredibly easy dish to whip up – especially when you need to whip something together in a hurry. The Cajun seasoning takes the standard chicken salad to a whole new level by adding a unique punch of flavor that makes your tongue tingle. The contrast between the spicy seasoning and the cool yogurt-based dressing brings out the best in the flavor and texture of the chicken.

This dish is also versatile – you can serve it as a salad, wrap, sandwich, or even over a bed of rice. You can also customize it based on your preferences – adding more or less of the seasoning or using different types of vegetables.

If you need ideas, check out my other recipes or try out one of the classic gumbo dishes from Louisiana cuisine. With such a plethora of options, your taste buds will never be bored!