Chicken With Lemon and Garlic Tapas

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is out of an appetizer book!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sandwich the chicken breast fillets between 2 sheets of clear film (plastic wrap) or baking parchment. Bat out with a rolling pin or meat mallet until the fillets are about 1/4 inch thick.
  2. Using a sharp knife, cut the chicken into strips about 1/2 inch wide.
  3. Heat the oil in a large, heavy frying pan or wok until it is very hot but not smoking. Add the chicken strips, shallot, garlic, and paprika and stir-fry over a high heat for about 3 minutes, until the chicken is lightly browned and cooked through.
  4. Stir in the lemon juice and parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to a warm platter and serve immediately with lemon wedges. Garnish with a stem of flat leaf parsley.


Most Helpful

Good, quick, flavourful! Served as a part of a tapa spread but will definitely try this as a main course with rice one of these days. Thank you!

stormylee June 13, 2010

A+! I doubled it to serve as a main course over rice, tho. No leftovers! Really fast & easy, too. Made for the 12 Days of Christmas Swap.

Elmotoo December 17, 2008

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