Cajun Marinated Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Note: This recipe was developed using the Char-Broil Big Easy Oil-Less Fryer. If you are cooking using the Char-Broil Smoker-Roaster Grill you should cook with the lid open and the temperature set to High. You might also need to adjust the cooking time.

Don’t be fooled by the lightly charred chicken exterior. Inside this Cajun marinated chicken is fantastically moist, tender, flavor-packed chicken. Just like you always get when you cook chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy. Ready in less than an hour it’s perfect sliced. Perfect cubed over salads. Perfect picked up and devoured.

Cajun Marinated Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy

I used the regular ole basket that comes with the Big Easy. You can fit 4 decent-sized chicken breasts in the basket, but you might have to stand them on end. That’s fine. Just don’t let them touch too much or they won’t cook evenly.

The marinade is just a tad bit spicy, but even the most heat-fearing folk will like it. For something a bit more mellow, give my Big Easy Montreal chicken a try.

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Cajun Marinated Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy
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Cajun Marinated Chicken on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Ready in less than an hour it’s perfect sliced. Perfect cubed over salads. Perfect picked up and devoured.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword Big Easy, Char-Broil, chicken
Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 2 servings
Calories 602kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

  • 2 large chicken breasts skin removed

For the marinade

Instructions

  • Place the chicken into a re-sealable bag or container.
  • Whisk together the remaining ingredients and add to the bag.
  • Seal and toss gently to coat.
  • Refrigerate for 3 hours, turning occasionally.
  • Fire up your Big Easy.
  • Remove the chicken from the bag and shake off any excess marinade.
  • Place into the Big Easy basket and lower into the cooker.
  • Cook until chicken is done, 45 minutes to an hour.

Nutrition

Calories: 602kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 336mg | Potassium: 982mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1849IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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