roasted cajun chicken thighs with sweet potato and corn meal prep

Cajun Chicken Thighs Meal Prep

Full of flavour, crispy skin, and tender meat, this Cajun Chicken Thighs Meal Prep is going to make lunches way more fun!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Healthy, Meal Prep
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 811kcal
Author Carmy


  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 2.5-3.5 tbsp olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 2 sweet potatoes cubed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup corn kernels


  • Heat the oven to 400F
  • Coat the chicken thighs with 1-2 tbsp olive oil and cajun seasoning and place evenly on a sheet pan.
  • Coat the sweet potato cubes with 1 tbsp olive oil, salt, and garlic powder and place evenly on a separate sheet pan.
  • If choosing to roast your corn kernels, coat with 1/2 tbsp olive oil and a pinch of salt and place on a separate sheet pan as well.
  • Roast everything in the oven for 35-45 minutes.
  • Give the sweet potatoes and corn kernels a stir and pull it out at the 30 minute mark.
  • Once everything is done, let the chicken cool before serving or packing up in meal prep containers.


Serving: 4servings | Calories: 811kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 283mg | Sodium: 919mg | Potassium: 955mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 11140IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 3.3mg