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Zippy Paprika Chicken

 Zippy Paprika Chicken
“This has a completely unique flavor that has a hint of the classic Hungarian paprika chicken dish but with a modern twist,” says Jennifer Shaw of Dorchester, Massachusetts.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons Southwest marinade mix
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 5 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the paprika, marinade mix,
  • salt and pepper; add chicken. Seal bag and shake to coat;
  • refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  • In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 5-6
  • minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Remove
  • and keep warm.
  • Add the water, soy sauce and lemon juice to skillet; cook for 1-2
  • minutes, stirring to loosen browned bits. Remove from the heat; stir
  • in sour cream until blended. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with McCormick Grill Mates Southwest Marinade seasoning packet.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 chicken breast half with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 263 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 769 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.