Red wine chicken breasts

Red wine chicken breasts


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About this recipe: Chicken breasts simply marinated in red wine, then seasoned and pan fried. A simple yet very tasty dish that requires little time in the kitchen.


Serves: 4 

  • 4 skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 180ml red wine
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/3 tablespoon garlic salt
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • oil for frying

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:2hr marinating  ›  Ready in:2hr40min 

  1. To Marinate: Place chicken in a nonporous glass dish or bowl. Pour wine all over and toss to coat. Cover dish or bowl and refrigerate to marinate for at least 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Remove chicken breasts from wine (discard any remaining wine) and season with basil, paprika, garlic salt, salt and pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a medium frying pan over medium high heat. Add chicken and saute on each side until a nice brown/red colour is reached and the inside is no longer pink (20 to 30 minutes).

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Lovely recipe. Tweak - I had a heart attack when I read "discard remaining wine" I took the wine, strained it and turned it into a red wine sauce, it made a great accompaniment. - 12 Feb 2014

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