One-Pan Hungarian Paprika Chicken

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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This is a simple one-pan meal generously flavored with sweet, mild paprika. Perfect when you want a rich and creamy meal in minutes. Serve this quick take on a Hungarian dish with rice, scattered with fresh parsley.

recipe updated Sep 26, 2018


  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    1 tbsp
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    1 tbsp
  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    x 4½
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    x 1
  • Hungarian sweet paprika icon
    Hungarian sweet paprika
    2 tbsp
  • Dry white wine icon
    Dry white wine
    ½ cup
  • Tomato paste icon
    Tomato paste
    2 tsp
  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche
    4 tbsp
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    1 tbsp


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  • kCook icon Frying pan

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  1. Prep and set aside chicken breast: sliced
  2. Prep and set aside red bell pepper: cored, deseeded & sliced
  3. Get a clean frying pan
  4. Add unsalted butter
  5. Add sunflower oil
  6. Heat on medium-high heat
  7. Add prepared chicken breast
  8. Cook in frying pan for 3min until lightly browned
  9. Add prepared red bell pepper
  10. Add Hungarian sweet paprika
  11. Cook in frying pan for approx 2min
  12. Add dry white wine
  13. Add tomato paste
  14. Boil then reduce heat
  15. Simmer for approx 3min
  16. Mix in crème fraîche
  17. Mix in fresh parsley
  18. Season to taste
  19. Heat until heated through
  20. Serve
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