Smoked Paprika Chicken recipe

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This delicious baked smoked paprika chicken makes for a simple 30 minute meal.

You can use either chicken breasts or thighs for this recipe (or swap for turkey).

Serve with some rice, roast potatoes a salad or some delicious roasted vegetables like onions, tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms and/or broccoli.

The ingredients below will make for the single serving.


To make 1 serving

  • 1 chicken breastOr two thighs
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Pinch salt & pepperOr more/less to taste
  • Pinch garlic powderOr more/less to taste
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

How to make smoked paprika chicken:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees
  2. In a bowl, combine the oil, garlic, paprika and salt & pepper to form a smooth paste. You can adjust the quantities to taste. Mix well.
  3. Either brush the chicken with the paprika mix or add the chicken to the bowl and coat.
  4. Bake on a lined or greased baking tray for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is thoroughly cooked through. Exact cooking time will vary depending on size of the breast.
  5. For best results, once out of the oven cover with foil and allow to rest for five minutes.

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