Rating: 5 stars
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Season chicken breasts with a blend of paprika, Old Bay seasoning, sugar, and salt, then pan-sear on both sides in an oven-proof skillet and bake until done.  Serve with a spicy mixture of sauteed onions, garlic, black-eyed peas, and rice for a filling and nutritious meal. 

Cynthia DePersio
Recipe by Cooking Light July 2004

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350º.

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  • Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Combine paprika, seasoning, sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; sprinkle over chicken. Add chicken to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side. Wrap handle of pan with foil. Place pan in oven. Bake at 350º for 6 minutes or until chicken is done. Cover and keep warm.

  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add frozen onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes. Stir in rice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, hot pepper sauce, and black-eyed peas; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. Spoon about 3/4 cup rice mixture into each of 4 bowls; top each serving with 1 chicken breast half. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon green onions.

Nutrition Facts

405 calories; calories from fat 14%; fat 6.5g; saturated fat 1.3g; mono fat 3.1g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 47g; carbohydrates 37.5g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 99mg; iron 3.4mg; sodium 868mg; calcium 64mg.
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