Coffee Chicken With A Hint of Smoked Paprika Recipe

Coffee Chicken With A Hint of Smoked Paprika Recipe.

Fancy a dinner recipe with a coffee twist?

Coffee Chicken With A Hint of Smoked Paprika Recipe

How To Make Coffee Chicken With A Hint of Smoked Paprika Recipe:

Serves 4 -8

Prep time 15 minutes
Cooking time 40-60 minutes


4-8 chicken thighs or legs with skin on and trimmed

1 tbsp smoked ground paprika

2-3 bay leaves

4-6 stalks fresh thyme

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp fennel seeds

2 medium onions, peeled and sliced

4 cloves garlic, crushed

1 tbsp oil

2 tbsp Douwe Egberts Inspirations Kenyan Sunset coffee dissolved in 2 tbsp water

500ml red wine

salt and pepper

a little runny honey to taste

a little flour

Coffee Chicken With A Hint of Smoked Paprika Recipe


Trim the chicken and leave the bones in.

 In a bowl mix together the first 6 ingredients, then toss in the chicken pieces and leave to marinate for 1/2 -1 day covered in the fridge. 

Stirring occasionally.

In a heavy based pan add and heat the oil, add the onions and sauté for 4-5 minutes or until just soft then add the garlic. 

Cook for a further 2 minutes.

Remove the onions from the pan and fry the chicken on all sides until golden brown. 

Stir back the onions.

 Pour in the coffee, wine, seasoning and a little honey to taste. 

Bring to the boil then reduce the heat. Cook the chicken with a lid on for 45 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. 

Once cooked put the chicken and vegetables into a serving dish.

Skim the sauce in the cooking pan and sprinkle over the flour and whisk well. 

Season to taste adding a little extra honey if required.

Serve with seasonal vegetables.

Coffee Chicken With A Hint of Smoked Paprika Recipe.

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