Chicken Paprikash


  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 small green bell pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 4 skin-on chicken breast halves
  • 1 large tomato
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp Hungarian paprika
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • Press the Sauté button on the Instant Pot® and heat ghee. Add onion and green pepper and sauté for 3–5 minutes until onions are translucent. Stir in garlic. Add the chicken breast skin-side down and brown for 3–4 minutes. Sprinkle the diced tomato over the chicken.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together tomato sauce, paprika, and chicken broth. Pour over chicken. Lock lid.
  • Press the Poultry button and cook for the default time of 15 minutes.
  • When timer beeps, let pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Quick-release any additional pressure until float valve drops and then unlock lid. Check the chicken using a meat thermometer to ensure the internal temperature is at least 165°F. Transfer chicken to a serving platter.
  • Whisk flour and sour cream into the juices in the Instant Pot®. Press the Sauté button, press the Adjust button to change the temperature to Less, and simmer unlidded for 5 minutes until sauce thickens. Season with salt and pepper. Pour sauce over chicken and serve warm.
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