Khmeli Suneli Chicken Stroganoff

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To be clear, the origins of this recipe lie in the Eastern European country of Georgia, not the southern American state or the revolutionary era in Great Britain. This small country lies nestled between Azerbaijan, Russia, Armenia, Turkey and the Black Sea. Accordingly, its cuisine has been influenced by both eastern and western cultures, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the distinctive spice blend, Khmeli Suneli. Traditionally used in meat, grain or bean dishes, we’re using it here to help liven up a traditional Georgian dish of chicken and sour cream, which you may recognize as a kind of Russian Stroganoff. We’re deepening the flavor by adding mushrooms and some additional Hungarian paprika, as well as a finishing touch of roasted walnut oil. Served over egg noodles, mashed potatoes or even cauliflower mash, you’ll find this uniquely flavored dish a welcome addition to your recipe collection.

Recipe adapted from Katya @

Note: We like the La Tourangelle brand of roasted walnut oil. You can find the round metal can at most  grocery stores in the cooking oil section.


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  1. Erica Gerber says:

    Excellent dish, A Real Crowd Pleaser!

  2. LF says:

    Wow! This was… Amazing…

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