Breast of Chicken Paprika

Ingredients: (6 servings)

3 chicken breasts, skinned and deboned, cut in half

3 tablespoons paprika

3 tablespoons chopped shallots

cups butter

2 cups champagne (or sparkling apple cider)

3 cups heavy cream

salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

Sprinkle the chicken with paprika, salt and pepper.. Place in Dutch oven and add shallots, butter and champagne. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F until chicken is done (about 25 minutes).

Remove chicken and keep warm. Reduce cooking liquid by 2/3. Over medium heat, pour in heavy cream, stirring until thickening take place. Strain the sauce over the warm chicken breasts and serve immediately.