Wednesday 29 April 2009

Crusty Chicken Goulash


2 tbsp vegetable oil
2 large onions chopped
1 1/2 tbsp paprika
2 tbsp seasoned flour
500gm/1 lb boneless chicken breast fillets, cut into strips
1 tbsp tomato paste (puree)
1/2 cup/125ml/4 fl oz red wine
1/2 cup/125ml/4 fl oz chicken stock
3 tbsp natural yogurt

For Sour Cream Crust:
125gm/ 4 ox butter, softened
300gm/ 9 1/2 oz sour cream
1 egg
1 cup/125gm/4 oz self-raising flour, sifted
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large frying pan and cook onions, stirring, over a medium heat for 5-6 mints or until golden. Remove onions from pans and set aside. Combine paprika and flour in a plastic bag, add chicken, shake to coat with flour mixture, then shake off excess flour mixture.
  • Heat remaining oil in frying pan and cook chicken, stirring, over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Return onions to pan, stir in tomato paste (puree), wine and stock. Bring to the boil, stirring constantly, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 6-7 minutes, remove pan from heat, stir in yogurt and set aside to cool.
  • To make crust, place butter, sour cream and egg in a bowl. Stir in flour and parsley and mix well to combine.
  • To assemble place crust mixture in an 8 cup/2 litre/ 3 1/2 pt lightly greased casserole dish and work mixture to cover sides and base of dish.
  • Pre-heat oven to 180C/350F. Spoon filling into crust, cover with lid of dish or aluminum foil and bake for 35 minutes. Remove lid and bake for 10 minutes longer.
  • Serve this delicious chicken with a tossed green salad or a boiled, steamed or microwaved green vegetables such as green beans, zucchini, snow peas or asparagus.
  • Serves 4.


I halved the recipe and I got one full dish like in the picture and it was enough for 2 adults.

Recipe adapted from "Quick and Easy Chicken Dishes" cook book.

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  1. Bread bowl, love it Swapna. Great looking dish! :)

  2. Wow i love gulash and served like this it is so tempting and delicious.

  3. Hey swapna,
    That goulash looks yummm.I have to spend more time checking out ur space. Will be back:)

  4. Swapna, its so tempting dear... love the goulash, color is amazing and dish looks like served at restaurants...

  5. Wow Swapna, thats a delicious and fabulous goulash..tempting me a lot:)

  6. Amazingly yum all ur unique n slurppyy..:)

  7. looks yummy..wl try it 2day itself....den, thank u 4 posting comment in my blog..

  8. It looks very tempting!!Love the presentation..

  9. Yes,thats for you,Swapna..Plz accept that!

  10. Can try this but red wine missing :) Sour cream never tried, but there is alws a first time naa..:) Just went thru the recipe..indeed quite easily put up by you! Pics are lovvvvvvelyyyyy..n mouthwatering! (That qty is sufficient for how many .for 4 of us, wd it b filling or shd go for two pcs?)Toooooooo good!

  11. Thank you Asha and Happy Cook:)

    Thank you Smitha....hope to see you again :)

    Thank you Ramya, Priya and Varsha:)

    Thank you Lena....Please let me know the out come;)

    Thank you Madhu....also thank you so much for the award dear:)

    Thanks Purnima....updated the post with answer dear;) I halved the recipe and it was more than enough for both of us yaar :)

  12. hai swapnaaa......... i tried ur recipe on came out plan was 2 keep it for 2days as v r only it was so tasty dat it got finished wth in hus called our frnds n it vanished soon....

  13. hey!!! that luks it tastes great too...tell me, which brand of sour cream do u use??

  14. have never heard of Goulash.. :)
    All I can see is that you have a lovely bowl of chicken here :)..
    Thankfully I dont drool sooo much as eating away chicken and fish sumptously :)

    Lovely Phulkas down there too :)!!!

  15. hi first time here....wonderful blog with lots of colourful dishes....great dear...

  16. Looks lovely, very a appetizing.

    First time here, you have some kool collection...liked ur pulkahs too so much.

  17. Oh wow awesome....Just now had my luch but the pic is making me hungry again...

  18. Goulash looks yummy.Lovely recipes on ur blog,will come back to check more.Liked ur doughnut recipe :)

  19. happy mothers day swapna...havn seen u 4 long time in both blogs..!! come fast wth loads of recipes..ur blog n malabar spices wr r my favourite blogs 4ever..very uniqur an inspiration to start a blog by seein it..nw u r off for more than one week..come fast!!!!!!!!!n happy vecation

  20. Swapna, what is seasoned flour? where can v find one here? (If u seasoned it, can u pls divulge the details? tks!!)

  21. Purnima....for seasoned flour I just mix some pepper powder and salt with all purpose flour and used that...


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