Veronica's Hungarian Chicken Paprikash/Paprikas

"Veronica Karlan, my parents' friend, is a lovely Hungarian woman who graciously sent me her recipe when I told her I like to cook! I was salivating when she was describing this dish! Serve with dumplings, mashed potatoes or orzo. I have made this with egg noodles too. * Easy on the paprika as it can be quite piquant. I may double the sauce because I like a lot of sauce."
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  • Season the chicken with salt and garlic and saute in olive oil.
  • In a separate pan, saute the onion in the 1 tablespoons of olive oil until translucent.
  • Add the flour, paprika, chicken stock, and tomato paste to the onions and cook, stirring, until sauce thickens.
  • Transfer the chicken pieces and the sauce into an oven-proof casserole or baking dish and bake, at 350-400 degrees F., for about 30 minutes, or until chicken is done.
  • Just before serving, add the sour cream to the sauce and add more or less sour cream as you like, mixing well.
  • Serve with dumplings, mashed potatoes or orzo.
  • Bon Appetit!

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  1. Chad Wicker
    Really good. Thank you for posting. I used BL/SL breasts, and saute'd garlic with the onions, but other than that, right on. Reaally good sauce, especially if you like onions. I was wary of a tbsp of paprika, but it works well. Thanks again.


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