Chicken in Creamy Bacon Sauce
- 2 chicken breasts, cut in to cubes (or 6 thighs if you like dark meat)
- 2 tbs minced garlic
- 1 tbs lemon juice
- 4 slices bacon, cut into small pieces
- 1/3 cup flour (plus an additional tablespoon)
- 1 tbs butter
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 1/4 cup cream (or milk)
- salt and pepper
- 1/4 cup water
Rub chicken pieces with 1 tbs garlic and all lemon juice, set aside.
Put bacon in skillet and cook over medium til crispy. Remove bacon pieces but leave grease in skillet.
Place flour (seasoned with salt and pepper) in a large zip top bag. Add chicken, shake well. Add chicken to pan and cook until golden brown, Remove from pan. Add remaining garlic and onions and saute til translucent.
Add 1 tbs flour to 1/4 water and stir well. Add bacon, paprika, salt and pepper to pan. Add in chicken broth. Stir in flour/water mixture. Let sauce thicken slightly. Add chicken back to pan. Cover and cook 20 minutes. Stir in cream (or milk). Serve with rice or buttered noodles.