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

Step-By-Step

1Wash 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.
2Roughly 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.
3Uncover, 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.
4Peel and roughly chop garlic. Add chicken and garlic to dutch oven. Stir, cover and let cook 10 minutes.
5Add tomato, 1/4 cup paprika, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper. Stir, cover, and let cook 25 minutes over low - medium heat.
6After 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.
7In 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.
8OPTIONAL: Add 1 tablespoon sour cream (or more, if you like more).
9Turn 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