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Creamy Chorizo Chicken Cutlets

Creamy Chorizo Chicken Cutlets

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 370
Creamy Chorizo Chicken Cutlets
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
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Ingredients

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 ounces Spanish-style cured chorizo, casing removed, quartered and sliced
  • 4 chicken cutlets (about 1 1/4 lbs)
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon plus 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely diced shallots
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 cup unsalted chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped, for garnish
  • Mashed potatoes (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add chorizo and cook 3 minutes. Remove to a plate with a slotted spoon.
  2. Season chicken on both sides with 1/2 tsp of the sweet paprika, 1/2 tsp of the salt and the pepper. Increase heat to medium-high. Brown chicken 2 minutes per side. Remove to a plate with chorizo.
  3. Stir in shallots, garlic, remaining 1/2 tsp sweet paprika and the smoked paprika. Cook 2 minutes. Pour in chicken broth and remaining 1/8 tsp salt, scraping bottom of pan. Bring to a simmer. Whisk in cheese until melted; return chorizo and chicken; cook 1 more minute. Garnish with parsley. Serve over mashed potatoes, if desired.

Nutrition Information for Creamy Chorizo Chicken Cutlets

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 370 cal., 20 g total fat (8 g sat. fat), 155 mg chol., 990 mg sodium, 4 g carb. (1 g fiber), 42 g pro.