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This dinner vanishes quickly. Meat just melts in your mouth

Recipe for juicy chicken in paprika
Recipe for juicy chicken in paprika
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8:42 AM EST, November 22, 2023

Are you looking for a delicious and nutritious dinner recipe that you can whip up in a flash? This recipe for chicken paprika with bacon and wine is just what you need. The meat is succulent and packed with flavor. Topped with a sauce that's rich in taste and aroma, it pairs brilliantly with rice, pasta, or groats.

Are you tired of regular, mundane dinner dishes? Try something that will immediately delight your palate. Here's a recipe where succulent chunks of chicken, zesty bacon, and vibrant vegetables deliver a sensory feast. This dish doesn't just taste incredible; it's also quick to prepare, making it the ideal choice for any occasion.

A symphony of flavors - a novel approach to chicken

Chicken paprika is no ordinary dinner dish. It's a true symphony of flavors and aromas. Succulent chicken pieces marinated in garlic, smoked paprika, and olive oil ensure intense meat flavor. A touch of smoked bacon adds a unique twist, while vibrant bell peppers and onion bring a joyful splash of colors to the meal.

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This recipe is celebrated for its flexibility. You can serve it with cooked rice, which beautifully soaks up the aromatic sauce. Alternatively, it pairs nicely with pasta or groats. To top it off, the wine incorporated into the sauce amplifies the flavors, setting the stage for a balanced flavor profile.


  • 3 chicken breasts,
  • 3.5 oz smoked bacon,
  • 3 bell peppers of different colors,
  • 1 onion,
  • 3 cloves of garlic,
  • 10 fl oz tomato passata,
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika,
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil,
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme,
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano,
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil,
  • 5 fl oz white wine,
  • salt,
  • pepper.


  1. Thoroughly clean the chicken of cartilage and veins before cutting it into bite-sized pieces. Transfer the meat to a bowl.
  2. Add crushed garlic, smoked paprika, salt, pepper, and olive oil to the meat. Mix well, cover with food plastic wrap, and refrigerate for about 45 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat a pan with olive oil and add chopped garlic, followed by diced smoked bacon. Sauté until the ingredients are nicely browned.
  4. Add white wine to the pan and simmer until it has partially reduced.
  5. Now, add the washed, seeded, and chopped bell peppers, along with chopped onion and tomato passata. Season with salt, pepper, and herbs. Mix thoroughly.
  6. Remove the marinated chicken from the refrigerator and fry in hot oil. Lastly, add it to the prepared sauce.
  7. Serve the dish alongside cooked rice to bring out its outstanding flavor.

If you're searching for a fast, delicious, and nutritious dinner idea, give this recipe a go. I'm confident you'll be thrilled with the taste!

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