Braised chicken breasts with sweet red wine sauce

Braised chicken breasts with sweet red wine sauce


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About this recipe: A very simple but flavourful chicken breast recipe that is perfect when served with rice and green veg. The chicken is braised in a simple combination of garlic, red wine, paprika and soft brown sugar. You can also use one whole chicken, cut up, for this dish, or 1.25kg of any chicken pieces you like.


Serves: 12 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1.25kg skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 200g dark brown soft sugar
  • 225ml red wine
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Cook garlic in oil until tender. Place chicken in the frying pan, and cook about 10 minutes on each side, until no longer pink and juices run clear.
  2. Drain oil from frying pan. Sprinkle chicken with paprika and dark brown soft sugar. Pour red wine around chicken. Cover, and simmer about 15 to 20 minutes; lightly baste chicken with wine sauce while cooking. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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