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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!
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Chicken in Sour Cream Sauce

This simple chicken dish is made with a rich, creamy tomato-sour cream sauce, tender chicken and peppers. Quick and easy to make yet packs full flavor, it's perfect for busy weeknights!
Course Main Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken in Sour Cream Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 337kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • Season chicken with paprika and salt and pepper to taste.
  • 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. 
  • In the skillet, remove excess oil except for about 1 tablespoon. Add onions and cook until softened.
  • Add tomatoes, mashing with the back of a spoon.
  • 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.
  • Add chicken. Lower heat, cover, and cook for about 8 to 10 minutes until cooked through.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add sour cream and stir to combine. Add bell peppers.
  • 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

Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 277mg | Potassium: 414mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 25.6mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1.8mg