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Monday, March 26, 2012

Smoked Paprika & Garlic Grilled Chicken

Do your weekends fly by as quickly as mine do?  I mean sometimes I feel like there truly was no weekend, yet I KNOW I there was.  I guess even when I have three day weekends, they seem to go by pretty quickly.  I think the solution here is to retire....   A girl can dream, right?

I loved this recipe.  The flavors that are combined here really are delicious.  Simple and perfect... serve it up with a quick lemon aioli and it just makes each bite that much better!

Smoked Paprika & Garlic Grilled Chicken
Adapted from Redbook
- Serves 2 -
Printable Recipe 
Ingredients:
1 1/2 Tablespoons smoked paprika
1 1/2 Tablespoons champagne vinegar
1 1/2 Tablespoons honey
2-3 garlic cloves, finely minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Directions:
In a small bowl, mix together all the ingredients, except the chicken, until well combined.  Rinse the chicken and pat dry with a paper towel.  Spread mixture over both sides of the chicken, cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours.

Preheat grill to 375 degrees F.  Clean and oil the grill grates.  Place the chicken directly over the fire and grill 5-8 minutes per side or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 160-165 degrees F.  Remove from grill and allow to rest for 3-4 minutes before serving.  Enjoy!

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6 comments:

StephenC said...

Yet again you've come up with something very appealing.

Yenta Mary said...

OMG, what an amazing dish! Paprika, garlic, lemon ... powerful flavor, absolutely fabulous!!!

Mary said...

This looks great and I bet it really was perfect with the lemon aioli.

Cranberry Morning said...

Yes, it looks amazing! How could anyone resist it. Love chicken, love grilled, love lemon, love paprika.

Lea Ann (Highlands Ranch Foodie) said...

They fly by at warp speed. This recipe sounds perfect. I'm a recent smoked paprika fan, will be trying this one soon.

Chris said...

Smoked paprika makes such a notable but subtle difference, doesn't it? Great looking chicken, Jenn!

It is the weekend right now, woohoo!