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Chicken Paprika Recipe

"I truly appreciate the speed of the pressure cooker. We use it often," says Holly Ottum. The Racine, Wisconsin cook serves these tender chicken breasts with a paprika-seasoned sauce that gets its richness from sour cream.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 bone-in chicken breast halves (3 pounds)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream


  • 1. Place chicken in a pressure cooker; top with onion. In a small bowl, combine flour and broth until smooth. Whisk in the tomato paste, garlic, paprika, salt, thyme and hot pepper sauce. Pour over the chicken.
  • 2. Close cover securely; place pressure regulator on vent pipe. Bring cooker to low pressure over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-high; cook for 12 minutes. (Pressure regulator should maintain a slow steady rocking motion or release of steam; adjust heat if needed.)
  • 3. Remove from the heat. Immediately cool according to manufacturer's directions until pressure is completely reduced. Remove chicken and keep warm. Stir sour cream into cooking juices; serve over chicken. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 554 calories, 26g fat (11g saturated fat), 207mg cholesterol, 704mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 63g protein.

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linerdskinerd User ID: 6724784 72604
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2012

"This is flavorful and easy! The sauce was mild and a bit watery. I just let it reduce for a few minutes and the addition of the sour cream made it great. Next time I will double the cooking time, my chicken turned out a bit tough."

leannieturner73 User ID: 2192383 89689
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2010

"My family really liked this!"

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