clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Delicious Cajun Chicken Sloppy Joes Recipe

  • Author: Sophia
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 large sandwiches 1x


Cajun Chicken Sloppy Joes offer a delightful twist on the classic sandwich, blending bold, spicy Cajun flavors with the comfort of a traditional Sloppy Joe. Made with ground chicken, corn, and a blend of spices, this recipe is a flavorful and satisfying meal.


  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Optional toppings: sliced pickles, shredded cheese, coleslaw

Unlock the door to culinary bliss. Start cooking now!

ebook recipes


  • Cook Vegetables: Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add diced bell pepper and onion, cooking until softened, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add Garlic: Add minced garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  • Cook Chicken: Add ground chicken to the skillet, breaking it up with a spoon as it cooks. Cook until no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Add Sauce and Seasoning: Stir in tomato sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, Cajun seasoning, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  • Toast Buns: Toast hamburger buns in a separate skillet or toaster until golden brown.
  • Assemble Sandwiches: Spoon the Cajun chicken mixture onto the bottom halves of the buns. Add optional toppings if desired, then place the top halves of the buns on top.
  • Serve: Serve hot and enjoy!


  • Use sturdy buns like kaiser rolls to prevent sogginess.
  • Adjust the heat by varying the amount of cayenne pepper in the Cajun seasoning.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Sautéing
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 350 kcal
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 800mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 22g
  • Cholesterol: 80mg