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Hungarian Chicken with Smoked Paprika

Brown the chicken first in a skillet, then simmer in a slow cooker along with  bell pepper, onion and tomato,  Season with smoked paprika and serve over noodles for a one-dish dinner.

All You JANUARY 2006

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Cook time: 6 Hours
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$3.53


  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 (28 oz.) can whole plum tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped, with 1/2 cup juice reserved
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon picante Spanish smoked paprika or 1 1/2 tsp Hungarian paprika
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 (3 lb.) chicken, quartered and skinned
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 pound tagliatelle pasta


Place peppers, onion, tomatoes, juice, 1/2 cup chicken broth, garlic and paprika in a slow cooker.

In a large skillet, heat 1 Tbsp. oil over medium high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Add to skillet and brown all sides, about 8 minutes. Transfer to slow cooker. Pour remaining 1/2 cup broth in skillet; scrape bottom of pan to incorporate browned bits. Pour liquid into slow cooker and cook on high setting for 6 hours.

Remove chicken and let cool. Remove meat from bones and return to slow cooker; discard bones. Stir in sour cream.

Cook pasta according to package directions. Toss with remaining 2 tsp. oil. Serve chicken over pasta.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 851
  • Fat: 19g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Protein: 66g
  • Carbohydrate: 100g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 168mg
  • Sodium: 2mg

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