Easy Paprika Chicken With Sour Cream

Chicken Paprika
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    60 mins
Ratings (6)

This is a favorite skillet chicken recipe, made with chicken pieces, paprika, sour cream, onions, and seasonings.

The chicken pieces are cooked in the skillet and then combine with onions and a tasty sour cream sauce. It's not only a simple recipe, it's budget friendly!

What You'll Need

  • 3 to 3 1/2 pounds chicken pieces
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 medium onions, halved and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • parsley sprigs, optional​

How to Make It

Dredge the chicken pieces in flour; shake excess off of each piece and place on a plate. Reserve remaining flour; set aside.

Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over high heat. working in batches if necessary, brown the chicken pieces on all sides. Remove the chicken to a plate.

When all of the chicken is browned, stir the onions and reserved flour into the skillet drippings. Cook, stirring for 2 minutes.

Stir in paprika, salt, pepper, and chicken broth.

Add the chicken back to the skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low and cover the pan. Simmer for 25 minutes, turning once, or until the chicken is tender and juices run clear when pierced with a fork.

Using tongs, remove chicken to a large serving tray or platter. Skim fat from skillet and stir in sour cream. Heat through. Spoon sauce over chicken and garnish with parsley, if desired.

Serves 4 to 6.

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