Chicken on a wooden plate with lemon garnish

Cajun Chicken

  • 1 - 5 to 6 lbs whole chicken
  • Sandhill Ben's Garlic Seasoning
  • Olive oil

Preheat the oven to 425° F.

Remove the giblets from the chicken and rinse inside and out. Pat the chick dry and sprinkle generously with Sandhill Ben’s Garlic Seasoning, feel free to put some seasoning inside also. Brush the outside of the chicken with the olive oil. Place chicken on a baking dish breast down. Place chicken in the oven, cook for 60 minutes.  

Check to see if chicken is done, if you are using a meat thermometer it should read 165° F. Or gently slice the skin between leg and the breast and if the meat juice is clear it is also done. Let the chicken rest 10 minutes before cutting.

Optional: Add mixed vegetables about half way through cooking.  Good vegetables to use are: Potatoes, onion, carrots, peppers, etc.


Pork cutlets on the grill

Cajun Pork Cutlets

  • 4 pork cutlets or pork chops
  • 1 tbsp. Sandhill Ben's Cajun Seasoning
  • 1/4c. olive oil

Pat pork cutlets dry and rub or sprinkle Sandhill Ben’s Cajun Seasoning on both sides of the cutlets.  Set aside for 15 minutes. Brush a small amount of olive oil on the cutlets, and place on a hot grill. Flip the pork cutlets after 5 minutes, then remove after another 5 to 7 minutes. 

Cooking time may vary depending on how thick your pork cutlets are.  

When grilling meat, the amount of seasoning you use is a personal preference for each person so feel free to use more or less. Looking to mix things up? Our Garlic and Original seasonings are great with pork too!



Roast Sandhill Ben's

Beef or Pork Roast

  • 3 lb. roast
  • 3 tsp. Sandhill Ben's Gourmet Seasoning (Original or Garlic)

Rub or sprinkle seasoning on all sides of roast and refrigerate 1-3 hrs. Can be refrigerated overnight.

Roast in oven at 325° F for 2 hr. or until done.


Roasted Vegetables

  • Sandhill Ben's Garlic Seasoning
  • Olive oil
  • Variety of vegetables:
Brussel Sprouts                       Asparagus
Cauliflower                               Potatoes
Green/Red Peppers                 Carrots
Onion                                         Zucchini

Preheat oven to 450° F.

Cut a variety of vegetables and place in a bowl. Pour olive oil over the vegetables (optional use seasoned olive oil). Stir so the oil lightly coats all the vegetables. Add Sandhill Ben's Garlic Seasoning (3 to 5 Tablespoons depending on the amount of vegetables), stir. Transfer to a cookie sheet.  Spread out in a single layer. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring halfway through.

You can also grill these as a kabob!


 Steak Sandhill Ben's

Beef or Pork Steak

Sprinkle or rub Sandhill Ben's Gourmet Seasoning (original or garlic) on both sides of steak. Approximately 1 tsp. to lb. of steak.

Grill to your own taste.


 Sandhill Ben Potatoes

Secret Potatoes

  • 2 lbs. potatoes peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp. Sandhill Ben's Gourmet Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup oil

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Mix flour and seasoning in bowl, with a lid, large enough to hold potatoes. Place peeled potatoes in bowl. Shake thoroughly. Pour oil in jelly roll pan and coat bottom evenly. Bake approximately 20 minutes. Do not turn during baking. Serve warm.


Sliced chicken breast with seasoning

Baked Chicken Breast

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts.
  • 1 tsp. Sandhill Ben's Gourmet Seasoning

Preheat oven to 325° F.

Coat pan with a little oil. Sprinkle seasoning evenly on the chicken breast. Bake for about 30 minutes until tender.


Bowl of goulash


  • 1 cup macaroni
  • 1/2 lb. hamburger
  • 1 - 14 oz. stewed tomatoes
  • 2 tsp. Sandhill Ben's Gourmet Seasoning
  • Grated cheese

Cook macaroni in about 2 cups of water until tender, drain off the water. Brown the hamburger (Optional: Add onions and garlic). Mix all ingredients together, except the cheese, and simmer for 10 minutes. When served sprinkle with grated cheese on top.

Makes 4 - 1 cup servings.


Sandhill Ben Sloppy Joes

Sandhills Sloppy Joes

  • 1 lb. hamburger
  • 1/4 cup catsup
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Sandhill Ben's Gourmet Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup onions
  • 1 cup coke

Brown hamburger. Drain off fat, add rest of ingredients. Simmer until some of the moisture is gone. Enjoy!



Roasted Brussel Sprouts

  • Brussel sprouts
  • Sandhill Ben's Garlic Seasoning
  • Olive oil

Wash Brussels sprouts in cold water and remove the stem and any of the outer leaves that have spots or blemishes. Cut any of the large Brussels sprouts in half, you want bite sized pieces. Pour a light coating of olive oil over Brussels sprouts and then stir. Sprinkle the Sandhill Ben’s Garlic Seasoning over the Brussels sprouts and stir. Roast them in the oven at 450° F for 20 minutes.

Or for a crisper version use the broiler by placing the oven shelf 2nd from the top and cook for 10 minutes with the oven door closed, then another 10 minutes with the oven door open.