Dutch Oven Polish Chicken Paprikasz

Monica H

By
@MonisiaH

Just like mama made it! Almost; mama didn't add sour cream. I grew up on this; it is one of my most favorite dishes. The smell immediately brings me back to my mama's kitchen; when I walked in through the door, I knew it was paprikasz for dinner.


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Serves:

4-5

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

4 - 5 lb
chicken ) i used boneless, skinnless chicken thighs)
1 c
paprika (i did not use the hot kind). this may seem like a lot, but it is worth it.
1
large yellow onion
1 1/2
bell peppers
14 oz
tomato puree or crushed tomatoes
4 clove
garlic
3 Tbsp
unsalted butter
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 c
flour
1 c
chicken broth
1 Tbsp
sour cream optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash chicken. Place chicken in plastic container. Add 1/3 cup paprika, 1 tbs salt, 1 tbs pepper. Cover and let martinate 1-2 hours at room temp.
2
Roughly chop onions and bell peppers into mid-size chunks. Melt 3 tbs butter in dutch oven over medium heat. Add onions, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
3
Uncover, give onions a good stir. Add bell peppers. Give another good stir, cover and let cook for 10 minutes. In the meantime, heat 2 tbs olive oil in pan and brown chicken on both sides.
4
Peel and roughly chop garlic. Add chicken and garlic to dutch oven. Stir, cover and let cook 10 minutes.
5
Add tomato, 1/4 cup paprika, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper. Stir, cover, and let cook 25 minutes over low - medium heat.
6
After 25 minutes, stir. Taste. Add more salt and paprika if needed. Cover and let cook about 15 more minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
7
In mixing bowl, whisk thouroughly flour and about 3/4 cup of hot liquid from dutch oven. While whisking, pour in the chicken broth. When no more flour chunks appear, pour it all back into dutch oven.
8
OPTIONAL: Add 1 tablespoon sour cream (or more, if you like more).
9
Turn off heat, cover and let sit for about 30 minutes. Serve over mashed potatoes, egg noodles or rice. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Polish
Collection: One-Pot Meals
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom