Chicken Fricassee Recipe Cajun


Chicken fricassee is a classic Cajun dish that is full of flavor and comfort. This hearty dish is made with tender chicken pieces cooked in a rich and flavorful sauce. It is perfect for a cozy family dinner or for entertaining guests. The combination of spices and ingredients in this recipe creates a delicious and satisfying meal.

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 1 hour


  • 4 chicken thighs, bone-in and skin-on
  • 4 chicken drumsticks, bone-in and skin-on
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, for extra heat)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  1. In a small bowl, combine Cajun seasoning, paprika, dried thyme, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne pepper (if using). Rub the spice mixture all over the chicken pieces, ensuring they are well coated.
  2. In a large Dutch oven or deep skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken pieces, skin side down, and cook until browned, about 5 minutes per side. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
  3. In the same pan, add diced onion, bell pepper, celery, and minced garlic. Sauté until