Paprikás csirke (Paprika chicken)

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Paprikás csirke (Paprika chicken)
Paprikás csirke (Paprika chicken)
Paprikás csirke
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:977
Ready in:1 hour 30 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:5th August 2013

Paprika chicken - a popular Hungarian dish.

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  1. Melt the lard in a large Dutch oven over a low heat and a sweat the onions and garlic, for about 5 minutes, without allowing them to brown.
  2. Add the chicken pieces and tomato and cook, covered, for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Add the paprika, stir and immediately add the chicken stock and the salt.
  4. Cook, covered for about 30 minutes, still on a low heat.
  5. Towards the end of the cooking time, remove the lid and allow the liquid to evaporate for the remaining time.
  6. Remove the chicken and set aside.
  7. Mix the sour cream, and flour with a little cold water and add to the sauce.
  8. Stir until it is smooth.
  9. Add the green pepper, the chicken pieces and replace the lid, cooking over a very low heat until the chicken is properly cooked.
  10. Just before serving, mix in the double cream.

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Serve with dumpling and vegetables.

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