Chicken Paprikas & Halusky

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Chicken Paprikas & Halusky

(Slovak Chicken and Dumplings)


  • 3 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 2x2 inch pieces
  • 1 med. onion chopped
  • 2 T. butter or margarine
  • 2 tsp. sweet paprika
  • 1 c. sour cream
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 c. flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 c. water or milk


  • In a 6 quart pot, saute’ onion in butter; add paprika.
  • Add chicken pieces and brown for 10 minutes.
  • Next, add enough chicken broth to cover chicken, cover pot and simmer for 45 minutes until chicken is tender.
  • In a separate bowl, blend flour, milk and sour cream.
  • Remove 1/2 cup of chicken broth and add to sour cream mixture.
  • Add this to chicken.
  • Simmer an additional 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • While chicken is cooking, combine dumplings ingredients in a large mixing bowl and form an elastic consistency dough. Beat well.
  • Drop by teaspoons into a large pot filled 3/4 full with boiling water and 1 tsp. salt. Cook about 5 minutes.
  • When dumplings float to top, remove with a strainer into a separate bowl.
  • Add butter to keep from sticking.
  • Serve chicken and gravy over dumplings.