The Best Paprika Tomato Chicken Ever Made

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Welcome to Easy Country Cooking/Cook n’ Share ! In this recipe, we’re sharing our recipe for The Best Paprika Tomato Chicken Ever Made, all cooked in just one pan for easy cleanup! This dish is bursting with flavor, thanks to the combination of sweet paprika, tangy tomato sauce, and savory chicken.

Our recipe is simple and straightforward, making it perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special weekend meal. With just a few ingredients and minimal prep work, you can have this delicious dish on the table in no time.

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The Best Paprika Tomato Chicken Ever Made

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins
Cooking Temp: 350  °C Servings: 4 Estimated Cost: 15 Calories: 610
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Join us as we show you how to make this mouthwatering Paprika Tomato Chicken step-by-step. From browning the chicken to simmering it in the flavorful tomato sauce, we'll guide you through every step of the process.



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  1. Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and drizzle the olive oil over the top. Rub into the chicken.

  2. Add some oil to a pan over medium high heat. Place the chicken in and fry until cooked through and no longer pink. Set aside on a plate. 

  3. In the same pan add in the onion and garlic. Saute for about 2 minutes until fragrant. Add in in the flour and paprika. Stir until incorporated and a roux forms. Pour in the tomato sauce and half the water. Stir until combined. Add in the other half of the water and stir once again. Pour in the cream and stir. 

  4. Add the chicken in and spoon sauce over the top. Place a lid on and reduce the heat to medium. Allow to simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.

  5. Serve over tomatoes or rice and garnish with parsley. Enjoy your paprika tomato chicken!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 610kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g36%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 800mg34%
Total Carbohydrate 38g13%
Dietary Fiber 17g68%
Sugars 12g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.


  1. ngredient Substitutions: Feel free to substitute the chicken thighs with chicken breasts or another cut of chicken. You can also use smoked paprika for a different flavor profile.

  2. Spice Level: Adjust the amount of paprika and red pepper flakes to suit your taste. For a milder dish, reduce the amount of red pepper flakes or omit them altogether.

  3. Adding Vegetables: You can add vegetables like bell peppers, zucchini, or mushrooms to the dish for added flavor and nutrition. Simply sauté them with the onions and garlic before adding the chicken.

  4. Serving Suggestions: Serve the Paprika Tomato Chicken over cooked pasta, rice, or mashed potatoes for a hearty meal. Garnish with fresh herbs like parsley or cilantro for a pop of color and flavor.

  5. Storage and Reheating: This dish can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat it gently on the stovetop or in the microwave until heated through.

  6. Freezing Instructions: You can freeze leftovers of this dish for up to 3 months. Allow it to cool completely before transferring it to a freezer-safe container. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating.

  7. Variations: Feel free to customize this dish by adding your favorite herbs and spices. You can also experiment with different types of tomatoes, such as diced tomatoes or cherry tomatoes, for a unique flavor.

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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