Chicken in Sour Cream Sauce

Chicken in Sour Cream Sauce made with a rich, creamy tomato-sour cream sauce is sure to be a family favorite. Quick and easy to make yet packs full flavor, it's perfect for busy weeknights!

Course Main Entree
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 337 kcal
Author Lalaine


  • 4 pounds chicken, cut into serving parts
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) whole tomatoes, drained and juice reserved
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded, cored and cubed
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded, cored and cubed


  1. Season chicken with paprika and salt and pepper to taste.

  2. In a wide skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add chicken and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove from heat and drain on paper towels. 

  3. In the skillet, remove excess oil except for about 1 tablespoon. Add onions and cook until softened.

  4. Add tomatoes, mashing with the back of a spoon.

  5. In a small bowl, combine chicken broth, reserved tomato juice, and flour. Stir until well blended. Add to skillet, whisking to prevent lumps. Bring to a boil.

  6. Add chicken. Lower heat, cover, and cook for about 8 to 10 minutes until cooked through.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  7. Add sour cream and stir to combine. Add bell peppers.

  8. Continue to cook on low for about 1 to 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened and bell peppers are tender yet crisp. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken in Sour Cream Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 277mg 12%
Potassium 414mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 13%
Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 5%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.