Hairy Bikers' Chicken Paprikas

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by English_Rose

Rich, red and ritzy, the three different paprikas add a smoky, sweet and spicy tang.

Top Review by Mirj2338

Every year on the anniversary of my father's death I celebrate his life with a Hungarian feast. This was the main course. I got my husband to clean, skin and joint the chicken (I'm such a baby about this bit). The flavor was amazing, and the smoked paprika really made this special. As I don't mix chicken with dairy for relibious reasons I left out the sour cream, but no one complained, the flavor was wonderful. I'm going to make this many times in the future, thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Joint the chicken (or get your butcher to do it). Rub the meat with salt, then brown in the oil and butter and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, sweat the onions and garlic for about 5 minutes Add the paprika, then the flour, and stir till blended. Don't burn it!
  3. Add most of the stock and stir for 5 mins to make the thick gravy base then add the chicken pieces. Add the rest of the stock (and then some boiling water) if it looks a bit dry.
  4. Mix in half the parsley and bring to the boil then add the red pepper. Simmer for 10 mins, add the tomatoes then cook over a low heat for about an hour.
  5. When the chicken is cooked, add the sour cream and the remaining parsley. Adjust the seasoning to taste.

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