How to make Chicken in Red Wine Sauce -

Red wine lends its flavour and taste to this wonderful sauce in which the chicken is cooked to perfection.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Red wine (रेड वाइन)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken in Red Wine Sauce

Chicken in Red Wine Sauce Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken in Red Wine Sauce Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 2

  • Red wine 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic cloves finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Paprika powder 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns ½ teaspoon

  • brown sugar/jaggery ¼ cup


Step 1

Pour red wine in a pan and reduce on medium heat for five to seven minutes.

Step 2

Make slits of the chicken breast by scoring it in a crisscross pattern.

Step 3

Marinate chicken breasts with salt, garlic, half the olive oil, paprika powder and crushed black pepper. Keep aside for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 4

Add brown sugar to the red wine and reduce for three to five minutes more till the sugar dissolves and the sauce thickens.

Step 5

Heat remaining olive oil in a nonstick pan and place the chicken breast scored side down.

Step 6

Cook for two to three minutes on each side or till the chicken is properly cooked.

Step 7

Transfer into a serving plate and drizzle with red wine reduction sauce.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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