Paprika Chicken (Paprika Hendl)

Paprika Chicken (paprika Hendl) Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


From Cooking The Austrian Way by Helen Hughes.


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25 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


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pieces skinless chicken, washed and patted dry
salt and pepper, to taste
paprika, to taste
8 Tbsp
butter, melted
2 c
flour (place in plastic bag)
lemon, halved
2 c
hot water
chicken bouillon cubes
1 c
sour cream

How to Make Paprika Chicken (Paprika Hendl)


  • 1Lightly sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  • 2Pour melted butter into shallow bowl. Dip chicken pieces in butter, coating well. Put 2 pieces of chicken
    at a time in a plastic bag with flour. Close the bag, and shake it gently until chicken is coated with flour.
  • 3Place chicken in greased baking pan and sprinkle with more paprika, salt, and pepper. Squeeze juice from
    half a lemon over chicken, then bake at 400 F for 1 hour.
  • 4Turn oven off. Put chicken pieces on ovenproof serving platter and return to oven to keep warm.
  • 5Gravy:
    Pour drippings from baking pan into a saucepan and heat. Sprinkle 2 tbsp. flour from bag over drippings and stir until brown.
  • 6Add hot water, bouillon cubes, a pinch of salt, pepper, paprika, sour cream, and juice from other lemon half. Stir until ingredients are blended. Serve with chicken.
  • 7Preparation/cooking/baking time: 2 hours
    Serves 4 to 6

    *To reduce the fat content of this dish, substitute some or all of the sour cream with low-fat yogurt.

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About Paprika Chicken (Paprika Hendl)

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: German

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