Chicken With Sour Cream - (pui Cu Smantana Acra)

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins

This recipe is one which required translation. It takes a little time to translate the intent and accuracy of the original cook... Fortunately, I have not lost my basic skills in the Romanian language...By jove, I think I've got it... A favourite when I was growing up. May be served with boiled potatoes or a rice pilaf. Vegetables could include carrots, parsnips, whole green beans.

Top Review by Autuamnsprite

OMG! This is the best chicken/sour cream recipe I've ever had. We all loved it, me, daughter, son-in-law, dh and 6 year old son. Will definitely be making this again on a regular basis. Thanks Diva!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Clean chicken well, and cut into pieces.
  3. Brown pieces in hot butter in heavy frying pan.
  4. Remove chicken to a covered casserole dish.
  5. Make a roux; reheat butter in pan and add flour and water, blending carefully.
  6. Heat and stir until mixture is light brown.
  7. Cool roux thoroughly, (will not curdle if roux is cooled before sour cream is added).
  8. Add sour cream slowly, to the roux, mixing well; simmer for a few minutes.
  9. Pour this over chicken in the casserole dish.
  10. Add mushrooms, seasoning, parsley, pepper, chopped scallions with green tops, and water.
  11. Sprinkle Hungarian paprika over mixture.
  12. Cover casserole dish tightly; place in preheated oven, and cook for 1-1/2 hrs, or until chicken is tender.

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