Cajun chicken sandwich recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10mins to prepare, 20mins to cook plus resting time
  • 606 calories / serving
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Preheat the oven to 200ºC, 400ºF, Gas Mark 6.

For the spice mix, toast the seeds in a dry frying pan for 30 seconds. Crush to a powder in a pestle and mortar. Add the rest of the spices and some salt.

For the sandwich, rub the spices into the chicken with the oil then roast in the oven for about 20 minutes until cooked through, with no pink showing. Leave to rest for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile warm the tortillas in the oven or in a pan. Spread over the tomatoes and lettuce. Thickly slice the chicken and place on top of the salad. Wrap the tortillas into a roll and cut in half before serving.

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  • Ingredients

  • For the spice mix

  • ½tsp mustard seeds
  • ½tsp coriander seeds
  • ½tsp cumin seeds
  • 1tsp dried thyme
  • 1tsp smoked paprika
  • ½tsp Cayenne or chilli powder
  • 1 garlic clove
  • salt
  • 4 chicken breasts, skinned
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 8 tortillas
  • 4 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces, shredded
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  • Energy 2562kj 606kcal 30%
  • Fat 9.3g 13%
  • Saturates 1.6g 8%
  • Sugars 5g 6%
  • Salt 1.5g 25%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 83.8g Protein 42.8g Fibre 6.2g


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