Charcuterie / Side Dishes

Chicken with Bell Peppers, Smoked Ham and Paprika

with Jambon de Paris Fumé - Smoked French Style Ham



2 cups (diced) Jambon de Paris Fumé

​1 tablespoon olive oil

3- to 3 1/2- pound chicken

2 large red bell peppers, cut into strips (about 4 cups)

2 medium onions, halved, cut lengthwise into strips (about 3 cups)

1 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika or hot paprika

1 1/2 cups low-salt chicken broth

1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley


​Heat oil in heavy wide pot over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; add to pot. Cook until browned, about 6 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to bowl. Increase heat to high. Add next 3 ingredients and 1/2 teaspoon paprika to drippings in pot; sauté until vegetables are soft and light brown, about 8 minutes.

Return chicken to pot; add broth. Sprinkle chicken with remaining 1/2 teaspoon paprika. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 10 minutes.

Uncover; simmer until chicken is tender, about 10 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle parsley over; serve.

Credit: Bon Appetit