Paprika Chicken & Spinach with White Wine Butter Thyme Sauce

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recipe by The Kitchen Paper

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based on 17 ratings

This is your go-to meal for guests! A creamy, garlic sauce, moist chicken, and leafy greens, and done in under 40 minutes? Perfect.

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recipe updated 8 Jun 2020


  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    ΒΌ cup (about 9.6 g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    3 (about 18 g)
  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    2 (about 225 g)
  • Paprika icon
    1 tsp (about 2.15 g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch (about 0.38 g)
  • Butter icon
    1 tbsp (about 14.4 g)
  • White wine icon
    White wine
    1 cup (about 240 g)
  • Spinach icon
    1 cup (about 31.2 g)


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Medium cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Cutting board

Step preview

  1. Add chicken breast to a clean cutting board
  2. Rub in paprika and salt & pepper the cutting board
  3. Add butter to a clean medium cast iron skillet
  4. Melt - high heat
  5. Transfer content of cutting board to medium cast iron skillet
  6. Cook until light golden - 3 min
  7. Flip then reduce heat
  8. Cook until crispy - 3 min, medium heat
  9. Add butter, fresh thyme and garlic clove to the medium cast iron skillet
  10. Cook while stirring occasionally - 2 min
  11. Add white wine to the medium cast iron skillet
  12. Simmer gently - 20 min
  13. Add spinach to the medium cast iron skillet
  14. Cook until softened
  15. Serve
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