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Spanish Chicken Main Course Recipes

Chicken in Spain is prepared differently depending on the region, but it is always delicious... whether it is part of a stew, roasted in the oven or fried with peppers or garlic.

Garlic Chicken & Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe - Pollo al Ajillo con Tomates Secos
This Spanish chicken dish is as easy as it is attractive, with bright red sun-dried tomatoes and green basil. Garlic and sun-dried tomatoes are sauted together and mixed with chicken breasts, then sprinkled with fresh basil.

Chicken Breasts with Green Sauce Recipe – Pollo con Salsa Verde
Green sauce is a typical sauce for seafood in the Spanish cuisine, but it goes well with chicken, too. Lightly fry the chicken breasts, then sauté garlic, onions, white wine and parsley to make the sauce. In about 40 minutes you have a Spanish main course, full of flavor. Serve with rice or fried potatoes. Prefer a tapa? Then, cut the chicken breasts into small pieces and serve with the green sa…

Chicken Breast in Spanish Paprika Sauce Recipe – Pechuga de pollo s…
Chicken breasts in a rich Spanish paprika sauce make a wonderful main course or a tapa. Simply sauté the chicken breasts, then sauté and whirl paprika, onions and pepper to make the sauce. In about 40 minutes you have a colorful, very Spanish main course. To make this recipe into a tapa, cut the chicken breasts into small pieces and serve with the paprika sauce atop baguette slices. Since this …

Easy Extremena Style Chicken Recipe - Pollo a la Extremena
This easy Spanish chicken dish is typical of Extremadura, a region in southwestern Spain, bordering with Portugal and is known for simple, uncomplicated dishes. Chicken is simmered with Serrano ham, garlic onions, brandy and fresh pureed tomatoes, creating a flavorful sauce. Serve with home-fried potatoes to soak up the sauce.

Chicken in Pepitoria Sauce Recipe - Pollo en Pepitoria
This is a classic dish in Spanish cuisine, originally prepared with hen rather than chicken. Today it is prepared with chicken and does not need to be marinated in wine overnight, but that will enhance the flavor. Saffron gives it a golden color. The wine sauce is thickened with ground almonds and boiled egg yolks. Delicioso!

Roasted Garlic Chicken Recipe - Pollo al Horno con Ajo
Roasted Chicken is a popular main dish in Spain and it’s simple enough for the novice cook to make successfully every time. This Spanish version of roasted chicken has more flavor by adding garlic and white wine. It is a good family dinner dish, particularly in the cold weather. Serve with fried potatoes and a simple green salad.

Spiced Chicken with Pears Recipe – Pollo con Peras
Pieces of chicken are roasted with onions, carrots, cinnamon and a bit of thyme. Then a "picada" made of roasted ground almonds, bread crumbs and garlic. It's all combined together with pears halves and raisins, creating a spiced chicken with a special flavor combination that is intriguing and absolutely mouth-watering. This is a great main course for a winter dinner party.

Spanish Chicken Stew Recipe - Estofado de Pollo
Try this flavorful chicken stew, typical of stews eaten in the region of Castilla, where the winters are chilly and food warms you from the inside out. Served with home-fried potatoes and warm, rustic bread and a simple green salad for a filling, delicious meal.

Paprika Chicken Recipe - Pollo al Pimenton
Sweet Spanish paprika combines well with white wine, onions, carrots and apples, making a sweet and savory sauce to cook the chicken breasts.

Easy Chicken Breast with Tomato Sauce - Pollo en Salsa de Tomate
Chicken breasts never tasted so good! Boneless, skinless chicken breast is pan fried in olive oil. Create a "sofrito" of canned crushed tomatoes, onions, mushrooms and pepper. Then, combine all together for a quick and easy Spanish main course. Home fries or rice with that?

Pechugas de Pollo con Salsa de Nueces-Chicken Breasts w/ Walnut Sauce
Our version of this recipes uses boneless, skinless chicken breasts, stuffed with pate and covered in walnut sauce. It tastes like you spent the afternoon in the kitchen, but you'll know that you did it in about an hour!

Pollo a la Catalana - Chicken Catalan Style
"Chicken Catalan Style" is a rich main dish that is a great dish for fall. Chicken is browned, then simmered in a sauce of prunes, raisins, pine nuts, onions, tomatoes and white wine. Simply served with white rice, it makes a wonderful main course.

Pollo a la Riojana - Rioja-Style Chicken
This chicken recipe comes from the region of La Rioja, hence the name "Pollo a la Riojana." It combines chicken and chorizo sausage with sautéed peppers and garlic.

Pollo en Salsa - Spanish Chicken in Sauce
This recipe is not complicated and can be made with a whole chicken cut into pieces, or with boneless, skinless pieces for a lower calorie option. The garlic, onion and white wine combine to make an absolutely delicious sauce – especially for dipping bread or drowning your rice.

Arroz con Pollo - Chicken and Rice
A standard main course in homes across Spain... and Latin America for that matter. It is popular because it is so tasty! There are many different versions, so this recipe is a basic version to start with.

Chicken in Orange Sauce - Pollo a la Naranja
This recipe originates in Valencia, a region well-known for its citrus. Chicken breasts are first browned in oil, then sauteed in a sauce that has intense citrus flavors. This is a simple recipe with lots of fresh taste.

Chicken and Peppers in Garlic Wine Sauce Recipe
Chicken is first sauteed in olive oil and garlic, then simmered with roasted red peppers in white wine, making a delicious sauce. It is a easily prepared in 30 minutes, making it a good weeknight dish.

Menorcan Roast Chicken with Apples Recipe - Pollo con Manzanas Estilo…
Menorca, a small island off the east coast of Spain in the Mediterranean Sea. Like Mallorca and the other Balearic Islands, it has a unique cuisine, influenced by the Catalan, British and French. This simple roast chicken recipe has a rich and distinctive flavor, combining the cinnamon, garlic, onions and apples. Serve with rustic bread, rice or...

Spanish Chicken with White Beans Recipe - Pollo con Alubias de la Rioja
The region of La Rioja is well-known for its wine, however its regional cuisine is very good as well. Located in the north of Spain, La Rioja's typical dishes are hearty, due to the cold weather in the winter months. This chicken main course mixes pan-fried chicken with white beans, Serrano ham and vegetables to create a delicious main course...

Spanish Fried Chicken with Onions & Garlic Recipe - Pollo Frito con Cebolla y...
Pieces of chicken are pan-fried in olive oil, then onions and garlic are added and cooked until caramelized. This Spanish recipe is a family favorite that's easy enough for beginner cooks and teenage children to help with.

Spanish Lemon Chicken Recipe - Pollo al Limon
Many traditional Spanish dishes from the Mediterranean coast of Spain include fruit. This Spanish roast chicken recipe is full of citrus flavor and aroma. It is easy to make and its fresh lemon flavor goes well with any green vegetable and rice or potatoes.

Spanish Garlic Chicken - Pollo al Ajillo
Garlic Chicken, or "Pollo al Ajillo" is a classic Spanish recipe enjoyed all over Spain. This version is cooked on the stovetop, rather than in the oven. Sautéed garlic and white wine are the base for the sauce, but like all popular classics, every family has their own version - like this one, some include a hot pepper, paprika and vinegar.

Mediterranean Chicken Salad Recipe
Fresh green salads with vegetables are refreshing and a big part of summer menus. Why not add some classic Mediterranean ingredients like roasted red pepper and a sprinkling of olives and feta cheese with boneless chicken to make a main course? This salad is quick and simple to prepare and doesn't heat up the kitchen.

Spanish Garlic Lemon Chicken Recipe - Pollo con Ajo y Limon
Garlic and citrus are two common ingredients in the cuisines around the Mediterranean, and truly delicious when combined together. Chicken baked in a sauce of garlic cloves and lemon slices with white wine is very flavorful, but not overpowering. Served with rice or potatoes to soak up the sauce, it makes a solid main course.

Spanish Chicken with Onion Sauce Recipe - Pollo Encebollado
Chicken with onion sauce, or "encebollado" in Spanish, is an easy main course or appetizer made with chunks of chicken, and a sauce loaded with sliced onions, which is both sweet and sour.

Spanish Chicken Stew with Mushrooms Recipe
Chicken is cooked in a sauce of white wine, garlic, paprika and mushrooms.

Baked Chicken in Sweet Pepper and Almond Sauce Recipe
Chicken pieces are baked in a thick sauce made from peppers, and onions, garlic, and almonds.

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