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Chicken in Paprika Sauce

Healthy Facts:

  • Chicken offers all essential B-vitamins and is packed with lean protein that boosts weight loss while repairing muscles
  • Bell Peppers are rich in vitamins A and C, both important for a healthy immune system
  • Onions are high in quercetin, the cancer-fighting flavonoid that protects the body from oxidative stress and free radicals
  • Healthy fats in olive oil boost weight loss and fight cholesterol

20 Min Cook Time |10 Min Prep Time | Serves6 |223 Calories per Serving


  • 3 6-oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

What You Need

  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Medium bowl
  • Nonstick skillet
  • Stick blender or food processor
  • Wooden spoon

How To Make It

  1. Cut the chicken breasts into 1-inch pieces.
  2. Combine the flour, salt and 1 tablespoon of the paprika in a bowl and toss the chicken pieces with the flour to coat.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken pieces, stirring to cook for about 4 minutes or until they’re lightly browned and cooked through. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  4. Add the pepper and onion to the skillet and saute for 5 minutes. Add the stock and remaining paprika and bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. Turn off the heat. Using a stick blender or food processor, blend the sauce until it’s smooth or your desired consistency.
  6. Return the chicken and sauce to the pan and simmer over medium-low heat for 5 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  7. Remove from the heat, stir in the sour cream and serve.

Frances Masters

Frances Masters is a BACP accredited psychotherapist with over 30,000 client hours of experience. Follow her @fusioncoachuk, or visit The Integrated Coaching Academy for details about up coming training.