Healthy Chicken Picadillo

Healthy Chicken Picadillo Recipe

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Wine Pairing​

Picadillo recipe is a traditional Spanish dish and is typically in a family style serving for lunch and dinner. Picadillo comes from the word “picar” which means “to mince”  hence the ingredients are finely diced. Typically, the main ingredient for this dish is ground beef or pork however, this recipe uses a healthier cut of meat. Ground chicken breast is protein-packed meat with lots of flavor. Your kids will surely enjoy this chicken recipe as it has a great flavor from the chicken plus the combination of vegetables in it.

This combination of chicken and vegetables is perfect for a simple dining experience. You can add some broccolini, butternut squash, asparagus, and zucchini to give some additional nutritional content.

For a deeper flavor, you can use a red wine as a substitute for some of the stock. You can also substitute oyster sauce for dark soy sauce or add some cashews for crunch.

This picadillo recipe is perfectly paired with light-bodied red wines such as:

  • Merlot
  • Sangiovese
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Pinot Noir

Looking for more chicken recipe? Check this Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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