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Chicken Paprika Stew with Tomato - from Hungary


CHICKEN PAPRIKA STEW WITH TOMATO

2 onions, chopped
4 tablespoons shortening, sunflower oil or lard
3 tablespoons Hungarian paprika
2 teaspoons sugar {do not omit}
1/8 teaspoons black pepper or whole pepper corns
1 bay leaf
2 teaspoons salt
4-5 lbs chicken, disjointed {use legs, thighs, breast and back for best flavor}
1 large can of crushed tomatoes
2 cups water
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 pint sour cream

Brown onions in shortening. Add seasonings and chicken, brown 10 minutes. Do not let burn. Add tomatoes, bay leaf and water, cover and let simmer slowly until tender. To thicken gravy, mix into a paste 2 tablespoons of soft butter and 2 tablespoons of flour and stir into the stew. Cook a few minutes until liquid thickens. Serve with dumplings or egg noodles, topping each serving with a dallop of sour cream.

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