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Cajun chicken rice bowl

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For an easy weeknight dinner, try our Cajun chicken rice bowl. Creamy avocado and fresh mango give this dish a sensational kick of flavour.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Cajun chicken rice bowl


  • 4 Coles Australian RSPCA Approved Chicken Thigh Fillets, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 1½ tbs Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 450g pkt microwavable brown rice
  • 1 avocado, stoned, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1 red capsicum, seeded, thinly sliced
  • 1 mango, stoned, peeled, finely chopped
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • ⅓ cup (100g) whole-egg mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp ground paprika
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • Lime wedges, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Place the chicken in a large bowl. Sprinkle with 1 tbs of the Cajun seasoning and toss to combine.
  2. Step 2

    Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken mixture, in 2 batches, turning occasionally, for 5 mins or until cooked through. Transfer to a bowl.
  3. Step 3

    Heat the oil in the pan over medium heat. Add remaining Cajun seasoning and cook for 1 min or until fragrant. Add the rice and ⅔ cup (160ml) water. Cook, stirring, for 6-7 mins or until water evaporates. Remove from heat.
  4. Step 4

    Divide the rice among serving bowls. Top with avocado, capsicum, chicken, mango, onion and coriander. Combine the mayonnaise, paprika and lime juice in a small bowl. Drizzle over the chicken and vegetables. Serve with lime wedges.