Cajun Chicken Tacos

Indulge in a Flavourful Fiesta with Our Cajun Chicken Tacos Recipe!

Discover the perfect blend of spicy and savoury in our mouthwatering Cajun Chicken Tacos. These delectable tacos feature tender, shredded chicken breasts, smothered in Food Lover’s Smokey BBQ Sauce, and paired with a refreshing pineapple salsa and zesty spicy mayo.

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Cooking Methods

  • Air Fried



Prep Time

40 minutes

Cooking Time

20 minutes


For the Tacos:

    4-6 chicken breasts

    15ml (1 Tbsp) Cajun spice

    250ml (1 cup) Food Lover’s Smokey BBQ Sauce

    Handful of coriander, chopped

    Salt and black pepper, to taste

    8-12 hard shell tacos

    1 avocado, mashed

    Fresh coriander, to taste

For the Spicy Mayo:

    80ml (1/3 cup) Food Lover’s Canola Mayo

    45ml (3 Tbsp) hot sauce

    Salt and black pepper, to taste


For the Tacos:

    Season the chicken breasts with salt, black pepper and Cajun spice and cook for about 15 minutes at 180°C in the air fryer. Once cooked shred the chicken and combine with the BBQ marinade and coriander, set aside until needed.

For the Salsa:

    Combine all salsa ingredients, season to taste and set aside until needed.

For the Spicy Mayo:

    Combine all ingredients, season to taste and set aside until needed.

To Assemble:

    Mash the avo, season to taste and add a squeeze of lemon juice. Pop the taco shells into the oven for 4 minutes to crisp up. Now add the chicken to the taco shells, followed by the salsa, spicy mayo and mashed avocado.
    Garnish with fresh coriander and enjoy immediately.


Fun Tips:

  1. For a fun and interactive dining experience, set up a taco bar with a variety of toppings such as shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, grated cheese, sour cream, and sliced jalapeños. Let your guests customize their tacos to their liking.
  2. Use the freshest ingredients possible. Crisp vegetables, ripe avocados, and high-quality sauces and salsas can make a significant difference in the taste of your tacos.
  3. Serve your Cajun Chicken Tacos with classic Mexican side dishes like guacamole, Mexican rice, or black beans to create a complete and satisfying meal.