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Paprika Chicken

My family has always enjoyed this dish. Mushrooms and red and green peppers add color and flavor to the chicken pieces in a creamy paprika sauce. Served over noodles, it looks and tastes delicious. -Adeline Piscitelli, Sayreville, New Jersey
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Cook: 1 hour
  • Makes
    4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup diced green pepper
  • 1 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked noodles
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven over medium heat, brown chicken in oil and butter; remove chicken. Discard all but 3 tablespoons drippings. Saute mushrooms, onion and peppers in the drippings until crisp-tender, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add broth, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in tomato paste, paprika, salt and pepper.
  • Return chicken to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 60-70 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Remove chicken to a platter of noodles; keep warm.
  • Add sour cream to sauce; stir until smooth (do not boil). Spoon over chicken and noodles.

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