Crock Pot Paprika Chicken With Dumplings

Chicken Paprikash
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Ratings (4)
  • Total: 6 hrs 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • Yield: Serves 6
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
1551 Calories
88g Fat
38g Carbs
142g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This paprika chicken is a snap to fix and cook in the crock pot. The cooked chicken breasts are finished with sour cream for a savory sauce. Homemade dumplings are served with the chicken. Feel free to skip the dumplings and serve the chicken with biscuits.


  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sweet Hungarian paprika
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • For the Dumplings:
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 1/2 cups/11 1/4 ounces all-purpose flour

Steps to Make It

  1. Add onions to slow cooker.

  2. Add seasonings, chicken, and chicken broth.

  3. Cover and cook on low 5 to 6 hours. 

  4. Combine the sour cream and cornstarch in a bowl or cup.

  5. Stir into slow cooker and heat through.

  6. Taste and adjust seasonings.


  1. In a bowl, beat the 3 eggs; add 1/3 cup water and 2 1/2 cups flour. Beat with spoon until smooth.

  2. Drop the batter from teaspoon into boiling salted water and cook until dumplings rise to the top, about 10 minutes.

  3. Serve the dumplings with the chicken.