Stuffed Cajun Chicken

Cajun inspired chicken ūüėć I used some delicious spices to coat the chicken and stuffed it with 3 coloured capsicums and onion ūüėć It tastes ridiculously good.... I SERRRIOUSLY LOVE MEALS LIKE THIS!

Serves 3 (one breast fillet each)

Ingredients: 
3 chicken breast fillets, fat trimmed
1/2 red capsicum, sliced into strips  
1/2 yellow capsicum, sliced into strips 
1/2 green cap, sliced into strips 
1 brown onion, sliced  
1 tsp salt 
1 tsp paprika 
1/2 tsp tried oregano 
1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves 
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 
1/2 tsp ground pepper 
1 tsp onion powder 
1 garlic clove, crushed 
2 tbsp. olive oil 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius 
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add olive oil, garlic, onion powder, pepper, cayenne pepper, thyme, oregano, salt and paprika and mix well.
  3. Cut a large pocket in the middle of the chicken breast (from one end to the other, making sure you do not cut all the way through.
  4. Add the chicken to the mixing bowl and marinade the chicken. Set aside. 
  5. In a large nonstick pan, add a small splash of olive oil and heat over a medium to high heat. 
  6. Add brown onion and capsicums into the pan and cook for 3 minutes to lightly soften. 
  7. Using the capsicum mixture, stuff the chicken and then toothpick the chicken shut. Place chicken onto a lined baking tray. 
  8. Place into the oven for 20 minutes or until cooked through completely. 
  9. Serve with rice!