Cajun Chicken Celery Bites

Serves: 4, or 6-8 people as canapés
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30-35 minutes

You’ll need:

  • 4 skinless and boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 tsp smoked sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 dsp Greek yogurt
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • 1 bunch of celery
  • 100g Feta (optional)

What to do:

Pre-heat the oven to 200°C.

Place the chicken thighs in a mixing bowl, along with all the spices and herbs. Add the olive oil and mix well, making sure all the chicken is well coated.

Put the chicken on a baking tray and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Place in the oven for 30-35 minutes until caramelized and charred in places.

Leave to cool for 5-10 minutes.

Once cooled, shred the chicken using a knife and fork and place in a bowl with the Greek yogurt.

Stir to combine and add more seasoning if required.

Wash the celery stalks and cut into 3-4-inch pieces. Spoon the chicken mixture onto each piece of celery and sprinkle with a little extra smoked sweet paprika.

Top with crumbled feta if desired.