Braised Paprika Chicken

January/February 2009

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Sweet Hungarian paprika gives this creamy braised chicken the best flavor. This is a good “pantry dish” since you should have the basics on hand and only need to purchase the chicken. You may vary the recipe by using cubed veal shoulder instead of chicken and mushrooms instead of peppers. Serve with whole-wheat orzo flavored with minced parsley or dill.

"This is the first recipe I have made from this site. It was very good. My entire family, including my toddler, loved it. I did not have a red pepper so I used all green peppers. Also, I used boneless chicken thighs. I will be making this...
Braised Paprika Chicken

53 Reviews for Braised Paprika Chicken

Easy weekday dinner

Made this fir dinner on a week night. I had most ingredients on hand excepts for marjoram, so I skipped that step and used regular paprika. All the favors came together and my family enjoyed every bite. I did cut up the chicken thighs to help speed up the cooking was a weekday after all. I paired it with veggie blend ( frozen veggies) to help keep the calories noodles no rice :(

I had most ingredients on hand, chicken thighs are inexpensive
Will make again!

I made this tonight and invited friends for dinner. Everyone really enjoyed it. I did add sauteed mushrooms and served over wheat noodles. I didn't have Hungarian paprika or marjoram. I used regular paprika, thyme, and basil instead. Also added 5 cloves of garlic. I seared the chicken first, for color. The thighs had much better flavor than the breast meat. I think I will add some red wine to the sauce next time, for added depth of flavor. Thanks for the's a keeper!

Very simple
Yummy & different way to cook chicken!

Made this tonight and it was creamy, with very good flavor : sweet, oniony, buttery chicken with good heat. I halved the recipe for my bf and I and added 2 cloves chopped garlic, 1/2 teaspoon Chile powder, and subbed oregano and sage for marjoram (didn't have it in the cupboard) . I used bone in thighs with some skin still on, for full flavor. Served with egg noodles. I highly recommend! The sauce is delicious.

used full fat sour cream... we're t super fat conscious, as long as th


Ok this was hands down the best chicken dinner I ate in a long time!! My husband and I loved it! The sauce was a little spicy due to the red pepper flakes but it was the perfect little 'zing'... even my picky 2 year old toddler ate the sauce! Which says a lot! trust me! Total winner and we will be making this again!

easy to make

This recipe was actually pretty easy to make. The chicken was flavorful (but not too strong) and made a lot of great sauce. I will be making this again.

Great sauce, good flavor, makes a lot

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