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paprika chicken (paprika hendl)

a recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

From Cooking The Austrian Way by Helen Hughes.

serves 4-6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For paprika chicken (paprika hendl)

  • 12
    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)
  • 1
    lemon, halved
  • 2 c
    hot water
  • 2
    chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 c
    sour cream

How To Make paprika chicken (paprika hendl)

  • 1
    Lightly sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  • 2
    Pour 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.
  • 3
    Place 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.
  • 4
    Turn oven off. Put chicken pieces on ovenproof serving platter and return to oven to keep warm.
  • 5
    Gravy: Pour drippings from baking pan into a saucepan and heat. Sprinkle 2 tbsp. flour from bag over drippings and stir until brown.
  • 6
    Add 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.
  • 7
    Preparation/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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