Creamy Cajun Chicken – Dairy Free

This yummy Creamy Cajun chicken recipe – Dairy and Gluten free is quick and easy to make and has become a firm favourite in our house. I found the recipe on Willcookforsmiles.com and adapted it to be dairy free.

For anyone who’s intolerant to lactose, sheep’s cheese, goat’s cheese or genuine Buffalo mozarella can often be tolerated. I just love the taste without any added cheese. 

Creamy Cajun Chicken – Gluten and Dairy free

This creamy Cajun chicken tastes just as good as the real thing but uses Soya Cream instead of Dairy Cream
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: cajun chicken
Servings: 2 people
Author: Aunty Lil

Ingredients

  • 2 Chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp Light olive oil
  • 1/2 onion chopped (or 2 tsp onion granules)
  • 2 Medium Tomatoes chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves minced or chopped (or 2 tsp garlic granules)
  • 1/3 cup White wine If no wine available use a Tesco white wine stock pot
  • 1.5 cups Dairy free cream alternative Provamel or Alpro cream alternative
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dried Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano/marjoram
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Grated Cheese Ossau Iraty or genuine Buffalo Mozarella is generally tolerated with people intolerant to dairy is usually tolerated optional

Instructions

  • Chop up the chicken breasts into chunks and fry over a medium heat in the oil until cooked. Take chicken out and put to one side
  • Add a little more oil to the pan if needed. On a medium heat, cook the tomatoes, Garlic and Onions until soft.
  • Add the wine and stir. Let simmer for about a minute
  • Lower the heat and add the Dairy free cream, mix well
  • Add all the spices. Have a little taste to see if you need any more cayenne depending on how hot you’d like your Cajun sauce
  • Put the chicken pieces back into the sauce and simmer for 5 – 7 minutes
  • If using any cheese stir into the Cajun until melted.

Notes

Can be served with Rice or Pasta. I sometimes add some cooked new potatoes and mushrooms to the mix.
If you want a low carb – Keto version, serve with Courgetti spaghetti. Spiralize a courgette and boil in lightly salted water for a few minutes until the consistency of pasta. I like to add some garlic and onion salt to the saucepan to give the courgette a bit of extra flavour. Put the courgette on the plate and pour over the Creamy Cajun chicken.
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