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Catholic Recipe: Chicken Paprika


  • 1 frying chicken (3 pounds), cut up
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pint dairy sour cream


Serves: 6

Yield: 1 chicken

Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours

Difficulty: N/A

Cost: n/a

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Origin: Hungary


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Paprika is the spice of Hungary! This chicken is cooked over the stove, and requires only one turning of the chicken.


Wash chicken; dry well. Heat vegetable oil in large skillet over moderate heat; brown onions. Add paprika and chicken; sprinkle with salt. Cover; cook over very low heat 1 hour, until tender, turning after first 1/2 hour. Spoon sour cream over chicken; heat to serving temperature. Makes 6 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965