Pörklöt Hungarian Stew

Submitted by Elena Miceskvi

Pörklöt Hungarian Stew

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Serving: 4
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1kg chicken legs (see notes)
  • 4 large onions, diced
  • 4 large tomato, chopped
  • 3 different colours of capsicums
  • Bunch of spring onions, white and some of the green part
  • 3 good tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 3 teaspoons of paprika
  • 4-5 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Salt and pepper to season


  • Add chicken to slow cooker
  • Fry the onions, tomatoes, spring onions and capsicum briefly
  • Add paprika, tomato paste, garlic, and Salt and pepper to vegetables then add all this to your slow cooker
  • Cook on high for 4 hrs
  • Enjoy with pasta


  • The chicken could be swapped for a kilo of diced beef, veal or lamb. Though these red meats will need extra cooking time
  • If using one of these alternative meats also add liquid stock to level to cover the diced meat

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