Dutch Oven Polish Chicken Paprikasz
Slow Cooker Crock Pot
4 - 5
chicken ) i used boneless, skinnless chicken thighs)
paprika (i did not use the hot kind). this may seem like a lot, but it is worth it.
tomato puree or crushed tomatoes
sour cream optional
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!
Originally Posted: Sun, Nov 3, 2013