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Chicken and Red Wine Sauce

"A simple red wine sauce with brown sugar, garlic, paprika, salt, and pepper makes this dish simply yummy! Braised chicken breasts, brazenly good taste."
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55 m servings 214 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Calories:
  • 214 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 19g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 22.2 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 248 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook garlic in oil until tender. Place chicken in the skillet, and cook about 10 minutes on each side, until no longer pink and juices run clear.
  2. Drain oil from skillet. Sprinkle chicken with paprika and 1 cup brown sugar. Pour red wine around chicken. Cover, and simmer about 15 to 20 minutes; lightly baste chicken with wine sauce while cooking. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


  • Note
  • You can also use one whole chicken, cut up, for this dish, or 3 pounds of any chicken pieces you like.

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I adjusted this recipe slghtly after reading the other reviews. It must have worked because my husband, who belongs to "picky-eaters anonomous" asked for seconds! This recipe makes the best chic...

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Truly awful and gross tasting. I'd given it zero stars if I could. I used scant sugar since all others said it was too sweet and it was still straight to the trashcan. This is NOT coq au vin ...

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I adjusted this recipe slghtly after reading the other reviews. It must have worked because my husband, who belongs to "picky-eaters anonomous" asked for seconds! This recipe makes the best chic...

Following some of the advice of others, I modified this recipe to tailor it to my family's tastes. For this, I used four boneless chicken breasts with the tenderloin cut to create eight pieces ...

This recipe was great, but the measurements on the ingredient list must be way off. 1 1/2 cups of sugar is WAY too much. So is 1 tablespoon of salt. This recipe is perfect with about 1/2 cup ...

I used 1/4 cup sugar, which was just enough. The 'something extra' I added was 1TBSP unsalted butter. I added in a little cornstarch to thicken the sauce (I spooned some of the sauce into a sepa...

I've used this website for a LOT of recipes, but this is the first one I've made where my boyfriend couldn't stop talking the entire way through the meal about how great it was. He even ate the...

This dish has soo much potential, to make it a hit, there must be changes. First off, I seasoned chicken with salt pepper, and seared in olive oil until juices ran clear. Then I removed from p...


I personally liked this recipe, but my family members only thought it to be okay. I think because it is VERY sweet. I would reduce the sugar and wine. Since I am the cook, I plan to make it a...

Very yummy recipe and something different than what I normally fix. I cut back on the sugar, and made sure that I used a dry red wine. I also sliced an onion into thin rings and sauteed it wit...