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Quick & Easy Cajun Chicken $ 10.00 meal for 4 or more

Quick & Easy Cajun Chicken $ 10.00 meal for 4 or more

Quick & Easy Cajun Chicken $ 10.00 meal for 4 or more
easy, fast, frugal, $10 meals, budget dinners

(Please read all the way down for a surprise ending)

Total Cost: $9.45 Serves: 4+ Time to make: 30 / cook time 30 min / prep time - 10 minutes

1. Start your rice
$1.00 2 cups of rice

2. Pull a bag of fresh or frozen greens from the fridge or freezer - collard, kale, spinach - any dark green veggie

$2.00 greens

3. Make this Cajun Seasoning Spice Mix in a large plastic bag

$0.05 - 1 ½ TBS Paprika
$0.05 - 1 TBS garlic powder
$0.05 - 1 TBS onion powder
$0.05 - 1 TBS thyme
$0.05 - 1 tsp black pepper
$0.05 - 1 tsp cayanne
$0.05 - 1 tsp basil
$0.05 - 1 tsp oregano

4. Shake 4 chicken breasts or 1-2 lbs of tenders in the plastic bag until the chicken is coated well.
$6.00 chicken breasts or tenders

5. Melt 2 TBS butter in a pan on med - high heat
$0.10 2 TBS butter

6. Pan sear the meat 2-3 minutes on one side & 1-2 minutes on the other
Half those times when using tenders.

7. Reduce heat to medium - low until cooked through.

Total Cost: $9.45 Serves: 4+

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