Cajun Chicken Cassoulet is our Southern take on the classic slow-cooked French dish. In this one-pot meal, we incorporate Cajun ingredients such as Cajun smoked sausage, seasoning, and sliced okra--and our cassoulet doesn't cook all day.

Southern Living
This Story Originally Appeared On myrecipes.com

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Iain Bagwell

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
35 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°. Cook sausage in a large cast-iron Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4 to 5 minutes or until browned. Remove sausage with a slotted spoon, and drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in Dutch oven.

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  • Sprinkle chicken with salt. Cook chicken in hot drippings over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove from Dutch oven. Add onion and next 3 ingredients to Dutch oven, and cook, stirring often, 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add beans, next 4 ingredients, chicken, and sausage; cover with lid.

  • Bake, covered, at 400° for 40 minutes or until bubbly. If desired, sprinkle with Toasted Herbed Breadcrumb Topping.