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Smoked Paprika Grilled Chicken

15 Jan

The benefit of running my blog motivates me to experiment in my kitchen and create recipes that sometimes are a hit and some a miss. This recipe is what I put together when I was trying to make the Mc Donald’s Southwestern Chicken salad and wanted to create the same smoky grilled chicken they serve with their salad.

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Since then I have used the smoked paprika grilled chicken in salads, tostada’s, quesadillas, lettuce wraps with chipotle dressing and  yesterday I made a chicken sandwich for lunch with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado and a creamy cilantro dressing for my husband. Sharing with you this recipe that is a favorite in my home. I love to marinate the meat overnight and make freezer bags of the marinated chicken for days I want a lighter meal.

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Serving Size: 4

Ingredients:

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1.5- 2 lbs of chicken breast fillet thinly

1 tbsp of smoked paprika

3/4 tsp of cumin powder

1/2 tsp of onion powder

1 tbsp of garlic powder

2-3 tsp of sriracha sauce based on your spice level

1.5 tsp of lemon/lime juice

salt to taste

Directions:

Wash the meat and dry with paper towel.

Mix the remaining ingredients together and let the meat marinate at-least for 30 minutes. I prefer overnight.

Grill or shallow fry the chicken in a pan for 3-4 minutes on each side till well browned.

Let it rest for a couple of minutes and it is ready to eat.

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112 Responses to “Smoked Paprika Grilled Chicken”

  1. CookingforBello April 10, 2016 at 8:16 am #

    So very lovely! Hard to believe it’s McD inspired. You’ve inspired me to try this but with Salmon instead. Thank you for sharing.

    • Nandini April 11, 2016 at 6:55 pm #

      Oh wow! that is such a great idea. Now you gave me a new recipe to try 🙂

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