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Baked Spicy Cajun Chicken with Creamed Corn & Green Beans.

  • 1 ½ lb
    chicken drumsticks
  • 3 cups
    frozen corn
  • 1 lb
    green beans
  • 4 fl oz
    heavy cream
    all-purpose flour
    black pepper
    butter, unsalted
    cayenne pepper
    extra virgin olive oil
    garlic powder
    onion powder
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • 2
    Combine flour and spices in a large bowl.
    2 tbsp all-purpose flour
    1 tbsp paprika
    2 tsp garlic powder
    2 tsp onion powder
    2 tsp thyme
    1 tsp salt
    1 tsp black pepper
    ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 3
    Coat chicken with oil. Add drumsticks one by one to the bowl with the spices, rolling and pressing to adhere on all sides. Place chicken on the baking sheet.
    1 ½ lb chicken drumsticks
    2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4
    Place baking sheet in the oven and bake, turning once, until cooked through, 20-25 minutes.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, heat a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  • 6
    Add corn to the colander and rinse under hot water for several minutes to defrost. Set aside to drain.
    3 cups frozen corn
  • 7
    Once the pan is hot, add butter and swirl to coat the bottom.
    2 tsp butter, unsalted
  • 8
    Add flour and whisk until smooth. Slowly add cream, whisking to make sure no lumps form. Stir in corn, salt, and pepper. Cover pan; remove from heat and set aside.
    2 tsp all-purpose flour
    4 fl oz (½ cup) heavy cream
    ½ tsp salt
    ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 9
    Wash green beans and trim ends.
    1 lb green beans
  • 10
    Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 11
    Once the skillet is hot, add butter and swirl to coat the bottom.
    2 tsp butter, unsalted
  • 12
    Add green beans to the skillet and season with salt and pepper. Cook, tossing frequently, until bright green and tender-crisp, 4-5 minutes. Remove from the heat.
    ½ tsp salt
    ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • 13
    To serve, divide the chicken, creamed corn, and green beans between plates. Enjoy!