Cajun chicken soup

Cajun chicken soupCurl up on the sofa with this spicy, satisfying soup – the whole family will love it too! It’s warming and packed full of fantastic flavours.

Cajun chicken soup
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 40 minutes
  • Ready in: 30-60 Minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: 2
  • SP Perfect for Extra Easy SP
  • Syns per serving:


  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 x 150g chicken breast fillets, skinned
  • 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 level tsp artificial sweetener
  • 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp tabasco sauce
  • 1.7 litres chicken stock
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • Chopped fresh coriander leaves, to garnish


  1. In a non-stick frying pan, dry fry the green pepper, onion and celery with the crushed garlic until soft. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Cut the chicken fillets into small pieces and dry fry them in the same pan for about 3–4 minutes, until golden brown.
  3. Transfer the vegetables and chicken to a large saucepan. Add the tomatoes, oregano, artificial sweetener, Cajun seasoning, paprika, tabasco and stock. Simmer gently over a low heat for 30 minutes.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and serve the soup hot, sprinkled with chopped fresh coriander.

You'll discover 100's more recipes in group!

Join by the 28th October and get HALF PRICE membership! That’s only £5.00 to join and £4.95 weekly – a total of just £9.95 to pay on your first night - a fabulous saving of £5! AND if you join with a 12-week Countdown course you’ll also get two free weeks (out of 12) and a FREE copy of our Comfort Collection cookbook, saving an extra £14.85!

Visit to find your nearest group.

Find your nearest group

Lose weight without hunger! You'll find more delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

or become an online member

What you get with
group membership

  • Loads of recipe ideas, eating out suggestions, hints and tips shared in group
  • Taster sessions to share delicious Food Optimising recipes
  • A huge selection of great value recipe books to buy in group
  • Free access to hundreds of online recipes to inspire and motivate
  • The support and expertise of your Slimming World Consultant
find a friendly local group

What you get with
online membership

  • Easy access to over 1000 mouth-watering recipes
  • An interactive meal planner plus set 7-day menus
  • Meal ideas, eating out suggestions, healthy take-away options and more!
  • Share your own culinary inventions with fellow members
  • Masses of online features to inspire and motivate
lose weight online

Featured success

I’ve swapped lonely nights in for a busy social life
I’ve swapped lonely nights in for a busy social life

Super-stylish 47-year-old Jane Hammonds, lost 10st 12lbs to swap her reality TV routine for slinky dresses and the dancefloor. Now she’s rocking her size-10 frame and enjoying her new social calendar.

Read more