Chicken Paprika

Chicken Paprika

Prep Time45 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time2 hours
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Hungarian
Servings: 6


  • 1 3.5 lb chicken cut into 8 pieces
  • 4 large onions sliced
  • 2 oz butter
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 3 tablespoons hungarian paprika sweet paprika
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup broth hot
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sour cream


  • Pat the chicken dry with paper towels and lightly season with salt and pepper.
  • Add a small amount of butter in dutch oven and brown the cheicken, you don't have to cook it all the way, just brown it.
  • In a dutch oven, cook onions and butter over medium heat until pale yellow, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Add garlic, paprika, tomato paste, and the chicken.
  • Add 1 cup of broth and the salt. Cover and simmer over low heat for 45 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  • Allow it to cool a bit and stir in the sour cream.
  • Serve with egg noodles or over rice. We like the rice version much better.