Creamy Paprika Chicken Recipe

Peace is achieved by a perfect serving of creamy paprika chicken.


  • 1 free range chicken portioned into 8 pieces.
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3T canola oil
    1 onion, halved then cut into strips
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1 red pepper cut into strips
  • 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 3t paprika
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup cream
  • Roughly chopped parsley to garnish

How To Make Creamy Paprika Chicken

  1. Season the chicken with salt and freshly ground black pepper before placing into a pot with some canola oil with the skin side facing down.
  2. Place the pot over a medium heat and slowly brown while rendering out the fat.
  3. Once golden brown turn the chicken over and brown the other side before removing from the pan.
  4. Add the onions and bay leaves to the same pan and brown before adding the pepper, garlic and thyme.
  5. Cook for a minute before adding the paprika and combining with the other ingredients.
  6. Add the water and mix through before returning the chicken to the dish.
  7. Slowly cook until the chicken has cooked through and the liquid has reduced.
  8. Pour in the cream and heat through before tasting if extra seasoning is needed.
  9. Serve with woolies butternut and creamed spinach or woolies mash

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