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Basque-Style Chicken

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6 servings

Tasty Basque-style dishes with sautéed peppers and tomatoes with garlic provided the inspiration for this simple chicken skillet.

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  • Heat 1/4 cup dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 2 to 3 min. on each side or until evenly browned on both sides. Remove chicken from skillet; set aside.
  • Add remaining dressing, onions and ham to skillet; cook and stir 5 min. or until onions are crisp-tender. Stir in bell peppers, tomatoes, paprika and crushed red pepper; top with chicken.
  • Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on low heat 20 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF). Serve over rice.

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Special Extra

For added flavor, prepare using sweet Spanish paprika (pimenton). Made from spicy red peppers that have been smoked and dried over oak fires, this paprika, with its unique smoky flavor, is available in three varieties - sweet and mild (dulce), bittersweet medium hot (agridulce) and hot (picante). Although it is a distant cousin of Hungarian paprika, there really is no substitute for Spanish paprika in authentic Spanish cooking.

Make it Easy

To save time, purchase pre-sliced bell peppers from the produce section of your supermarket.


  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Generally Nutritious
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  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1-1/2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 3 Meat (L)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Since this Spanish-inspired meal is low in both calories and fat, you can feel good about serving it to your friends and family. Eating right never tasted so good!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 320
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 560mg
Carbohydrate 32g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 6g
Protein 29g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 50 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely delicious. Absolutely delicious. I have two small children so I just gave them chicken with rice but my husband and I ate the entire meal. I made cornbread with this and really enjoyed dinner tonight.
Date published: 2010-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Es exelente como mi calificación. Es exelente como mi calificación. A mi familia les encantó.
Date published: 2007-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Family enjoyed this one. Family enjoyed this one. Will definitely make again!
Date published: 2014-07-05
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