Cheater chicken paprikash

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5 min


4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 20 minutes


  • 3/4 cup rosé or white wine
  • 1 large onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup regular sour cream


  • Place wine, onion and paprika in a large frying pan set over medium-high heat. Boil gently, uncovered and stirring often, until onion has softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cut chicken into bite-size strips. Then, stir into onion. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir often, uncovered, until chicken is cooked, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove chicken to a warm plate and cover. Increase heat to medium-high and boil down sauce, uncovered and stirring often, until about 1/2 cup (125 mL) remains. Whisk in sour cream and pour over chicken.

Here’s a hearty homemade dinner that’s ready in less than half an hour. Perfect over noodles or wrapped in warm tortillas.