Loaded Cajun Potatoes

Loaded Cajun Potatoes are a flavorful and hearty dish that combines the bold flavors of Cajun seasoning with the comforting goodness of loaded baked potatoes. Here’s a recipe to make Loaded Cajun Potatoes:


For the Cajun Seasoning:

  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste for spiciness)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt

For the Potatoes:

  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup cooked and shredded chicken (optional)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  1. Make Cajun Seasoning:
  • In a small bowl, mix together all the Cajun seasoning ingredients. Set aside.
  1. Prepare Potatoes:
  • Scrub the potatoes clean and pat them dry. Prick the potatoes with a fork several times.
  • Rub each potato with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
  1. Bake Potatoes:
  • Place the potatoes directly on the oven rack or on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for about 45-60 minutes or until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork.
  1. Prepare the Filling:
  • While the potatoes are baking, prepare the filling. In a skillet, cook and shred chicken if using.
  1. Assemble the Loaded Cajun Potatoes:
  • Once the potatoes are cooked, slice them open and fluff the insides with a fork.
  • Drizzle a little more olive oil over each potato, then sprinkle with the Cajun seasoning, ensuring the seasoning gets into the potato flesh.
  • Fill each potato with shredded chicken (if using), cheddar cheese, sour cream, green onions, and fresh parsley.
  1. Serve:
  • Season with additional salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve the loaded Cajun potatoes hot, and enjoy!

Feel free to customize the toppings based on your preferences. This dish is not only delicious but also versatile, making it a great choice for a flavorful and satisfying meal.

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