This Spanish chicken dish was a hit with me and my husband who love spicy food. This recipe tastes similar to buffalo wings, but without all the calories. The leftover chicken can be used chopped over salad greens too.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, mix together the hot pepper sauce, sour cream, ketchup and honey until smooth. Season with paprika and cumin. Set aside half of the sauce for serving later, then place chicken breasts in the remaining sauce to marinate. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

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  • Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Place chicken breasts coated with marinade into the skillet, and cook until nicely browned on each side, and meat is cooked through, about 20 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, heat reserved marinade in a small saucepan or in the microwave. Serve chicken breasts over white rice, or over salad greens with sauce spooned over the top.

Note

The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

299 calories; 14.3 g total fat; 84 mg cholesterol; 612 mg sodium. 14.8 g carbohydrates; 27.8 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/03/2009
This is just the recipe I was looking for! A mexican restaurant where I live serves a dish called Chicken ala diablo and I wanted to duplicate it at home. When I made it I did not marinate the chicken in the sauce I cut the chicken in strips like for fajitas and sauteed them in a skillet then I just added the sauce to the chicken. You can completely avoid the "buffalo wing" flavor if you use an authentic mexican hot sauce like Cholula. I then serve it with flour tortillas rice and beans. Homemade salsa and chips. YUMMY! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
03/18/2005
I am kind of torn as to what rating to give this. The chicken itself turned out fine. The taste of the sauce was basically like a watered down traditional buffalo wing sauce. Since we like our buffalo wing sauce with a fuller flavour this watered down version was a bit disapointing. My husband basically said that it would have been better (and easier) if I had just poured regular buffalo wing sauce over the chicken. I think if you find the regular buffalo sauce to be too spicy this would be great to coat either chicken breasts or even regular wings. Read More
(31)
100 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 49
  • 4 star values: 32
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 5 stars
11/03/2009
This is just the recipe I was looking for! A mexican restaurant where I live serves a dish called Chicken ala diablo and I wanted to duplicate it at home. When I made it I did not marinate the chicken in the sauce I cut the chicken in strips like for fajitas and sauteed them in a skillet then I just added the sauce to the chicken. You can completely avoid the "buffalo wing" flavor if you use an authentic mexican hot sauce like Cholula. I then serve it with flour tortillas rice and beans. Homemade salsa and chips. YUMMY! Read More
(46)
Rating: 5 stars
11/03/2009
This is just the recipe I was looking for! A mexican restaurant where I live serves a dish called Chicken ala diablo and I wanted to duplicate it at home. When I made it I did not marinate the chicken in the sauce I cut the chicken in strips like for fajitas and sauteed them in a skillet then I just added the sauce to the chicken. You can completely avoid the "buffalo wing" flavor if you use an authentic mexican hot sauce like Cholula. I then serve it with flour tortillas rice and beans. Homemade salsa and chips. YUMMY! Read More
(46)
Rating: 5 stars
03/23/2011
DH said it is a "6" star!! He absolutely loved it. I serve this on top of the mexican fire rice from this site. mmmmm mmmm mmmmm Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
03/18/2005
I am kind of torn as to what rating to give this. The chicken itself turned out fine. The taste of the sauce was basically like a watered down traditional buffalo wing sauce. Since we like our buffalo wing sauce with a fuller flavour this watered down version was a bit disapointing. My husband basically said that it would have been better (and easier) if I had just poured regular buffalo wing sauce over the chicken. I think if you find the regular buffalo sauce to be too spicy this would be great to coat either chicken breasts or even regular wings. Read More
(31)
Rating: 5 stars
06/24/2007
Very tasty and spicy. I used the thin sliced chicken cutlets which I marinated in a ziplock for 24 hours. I then grilled them on my George Foreman. Served on sub rolls with lettuce & tomato. Very gourmet style sandwiches! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/20/2010
Read the reviews and decided to use Cholula mexican hot sauce instead of a hot pepper sauce so it would have more spanish/mexican flavors. Added some diced jalapenos to sauce. I too chose to strip chicken seasoned strips with cumin coriander and crushed red pepper flakes cooked in skillet with oil and garlic per recipe until nicely brown then added sauce. It seemed a little too sweet/tangy when I first mixed up the sauce so I adjusted for more heat /spice. Served it with spanish rice and beans. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/19/2006
Wow! this recipe is excellent. It tastes very much like Peri Peri that I tasted in South Africa I believe peri peri originates from Mozambique. I found it very good without putting the sauce over after it was cooked but my husband who is a spice freak dowsed it with the sauce and loved it. He then had a cheese sandwich with the left over sauce. Yum this will be cooked often. Thank you. Read More
(19)
Rating: 5 stars
05/30/2004
Very Yummy! This recipe was easy to make and both my fiancee and I really enjoyed it. We had it over yellow rice (saffron rice). I also added a little cayenne pepper to the recipe for an extra kick - we like it spicy! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/17/2010
I thought it was pretty good but something seemed to be missing. My kids didn't like it. They thought the sauce was too spicy. They ate it after I took off some of the excess sauce. Read More
(15)
Rating: 1 stars
12/02/2010
I don't know if my hot sauce wasn't hot enough but this tasted like russian dressing on chicken. Read More
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