Hungarian Chicken with Paprika

Hungarian Chicken with Paprika


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Adjust the amount of paprika to your taste in this classic Hungarian dish. You might find you want more! Serve atop fresh pasta.

Jill M.

Serves: 6 

  • 1 (1 to 1 1/2 kg) whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon Hungarian paprika
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

  1. In a 30cm frypan heat olive oil and brown chicken on all sides. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Remove chicken and set aside.
  2. Add onion to frypan. Cook just until tender but not brown. Stir in paprika. Return chicken to frypan, turning to coat with paprika/onion mixture. Add wine and stock. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked and tender. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  3. Boil frypan drippings until reduced to 1/2 cup liquid, about 3 minutes. Stir in 1/2 cup sour cream. Heat through. Serve chicken atop pasta if desired, and pour sauce over all.

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