Have you ever had Cajun Chicken and Sausage Casserole or one of my other Chicken Casseroles? If not, now is your chance to give it a try for your large family table. You may be amazed at how easy it is to make this delicious dish! When you’re craving a Cajun dish, then make sure you give it a try! Using chicken and sausage as your main protein, this is one filling meal.
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Cajun Chicken and Sausage Casserole
Every once in a while, you crave something a little different. You know, something like this that you haven’t had before. The family is going to love trying out a Cajun dish. Plus, the fact that this meal can feed a large family is such a good thing in my book!
Using chicken breasts, cajun sausage, olive oil, onion, and other ingredients, you are going to make a flavorful dish that is easy to serve, store, and freeze.
Ingredients for This Casserole
If you follow my blog, then you know that casseroles are a big thing. When you are making dinner for a large family table, every single night, it can make you crazy trying to figure out what to make. I want to share the ingredients for this casserole because it might be just the meal you decide to make for your family tonight.
- Skinless chicken breast – Let’s talk for a minute about chicken. Buy it when it’s on sale and then all you need to do is pull the chicken out of the freezer and cook it.
- Cajun sausage – While this isn’t a meat you probably keep in hand normally, make sure you pick up enough for this casserole. You’ll love the flavor of the sausage.
- Cajun seasoning blend – This recipe calls for other seasonings, but this is my favorite one used in this dish.
- Sliced green onions – You can’t have a Cajun dish without having proper fresh ingredients. These sliced green onions will do the trick!
Of course, this isn’t the exhaustive ingredients list, but it does give you a start of how to make this casserole.
How to Freeze a Casserole
After you have made this Cajun Chicken and Sausage Casserole, you may be wondering how you can freeze it. I’m going to show you how to freeze a casserole.
- If you’ve like to make casserole freezing easy, then line the pan with aluminum foil, so that you can easily take it out of the pan.
- Once you’ve gotten the casserole out of the pan, you can put it in a freezer-friendly container.
- Once you freeze it, you can keep it in there for around 6 months.
- Make sure you double wrap the casserole, so it stays fresh!
I hope this helps you figure out how to make a casserole and freeze it. Casseroles are great for when you want to save yourself from time later. With a big family, you’ll be glad you put one of these in the freezer for later. What’s your favorite part of this casserole?
Here are more Casseroles your family will enjoy!
- Breakfast Tater Tot Casserole
- Amazing Enchilada Casserole
- Chicken, Broccoli, and Rice Casserole
- Teriyaki Chicken Casserole
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You’ve never had flavor like this before. Cajun Chicken and Sausage Casserole is so delicious, you’ll make it again and again.
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
- 2 (14 ounce) packages cajun sausage, cut in half lengthwise and then into 1 inch slices
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 medium onion, diced
- 4 stalks celery, diced
- 2 green bell peppers, seeded and diced
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 teaspoons cajun seasoning blend
- 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
- 4 cups chicken stock
- 3 cups instant rice
- Sliced green onions, for garnish
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Prepare two (9×13) casserole dishes with nonstick cooking spray.
Place tomatoes and rice in a large bowl. Set aside.
In a large skillet over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and the onions, peppers, celery, and sausage. Cook until the vegetables begin to soften and the sausage is browned. Stir in the garlic. Remove from the skillet and add to the large bowl.
Add the remaining olive oil to the skillet with the chicken, seasoning with cajun seasoning blend and cooking until the chicken is browned on all sides and cooked through.
Transfer the chicken to the large bowl with any remaining cajun seasoning. Stir together to mix well.
Add half of the mixture to each casserole dish. Pour the chicken broth equally over the top of each casserole.
Cover the casserole dishes with aluminum foil and bake for about 45 minutes or until the rice is tender.
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