One-skillet dishes are delightful. After a long day at work, a skillet dish can be made with minimal prep work in just 30 minutes or less. Skillet cooking can provide a quick and simple twist in the traditional chicken breast, too. It’s easy to feel uninspired when eating chicken breast for the umpteenth time, but skillet cooking offers a quick way to infuse a huge variety of healthy flavor into your meal. This recipe for Paprika Chicken is similar to chicken paprikash–a simple Hungarian dish. It whips up quick and tastes absolutely delicious. It’s a warm, comforting, unique way to serve up chicken for dinner tonight.
Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 1 chicken breast with sauce | Calories: 301 | Total Fat: 19 g | Saturated Fat: 14 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 76 mg | Sodium: 123 mg | Carbohydrates: 6 g | Dietary Fiber: 3 g | Sugars: 1 g | Protein: 28 g | SmartPoints: 10
- 4 chicken breasts
- 6 teaspoons Hungarian paprika
- 3 teaspoons sea salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 4 tablespoons coconut oil
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 (15-ounce) can coconut milk
- 2 cups (loosely packed) baby spinach
Sprinkle chicken breasts with paprika, sea salt, and pepper.
Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once melted, add garlic and chicken. Cook chicken on both sides until golden brown, then drizzle with coconut milk. Cover and cook over medium-low heat until chicken is cooked through, about 8-10 minutes.
Transfer chicken to plate, add spinach to the skillet. Cook until slightly wilted, 30-seconds to 1 minute, then turn off heat and return chicken to skillet. Serve and enjoy.
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