Thursday, January 23, 2014

CHICKEN PAPRIKA WITH MUSHROOM AND PEPPER (Mantar ve kirmizi biberli Tavuk)





Ingredients:
1 pound chicken thighs or breast meat
1 tsp Meral’s spice mix* 
1 pound mushroom, sliced
1 red bell pepper (I also add 1 jalepino)
1 tomato
1 onion
3 tsp paprika
1 tsp mashed garlic
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup plain yogurt
1 tbsp wheat or all purpose flour
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp olive oil
Salt to taste

My Spice Mix: 
3 tsp paprika
2 tsp salt
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried thyme
Mix all the spices and keep the mixture in a container for future use.









Directions:

1. Cut chicken into 1 inch pieces and season with my spice mix.





2. Brown the chicken pieces in a non stick large pan




3. Remove the chicken set aside, put 2 tbsp olive oil to pan and add onions, salt the sweat the onions.




4. Add garlic, and mushroom cook 5 minutes. Add peppers and paprika cook for 2 minutes.

5. Return the chicken to pan and tomato cook 2 minutes.

6. Add ½ cup chicken stock and cover the lid simmer until chicken is completely cooked.

7. In a small bowl mix yogurt, and flour. Add slowly ½ cup chicken broth.

9. Pour this mixture over chicken, and stir cook in very low heat very short time.

10. Serve immediately with pasta or rice.










SERVE WITH HOME MADE BREAD
SERVE WITH RICE


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