Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan. Brown the meat in batches for approx. 2 mins., remove from the pan, season. Sauté the vegetables and paprika in the same pan for approx. 5 mins. Pour in the stock and bring to the boil. Mix the cream with the cornflour, pour into the pan, simmer over a medium heat for approx. 5 mins. Return the meat to the pan, heat gently and season. Top with the gherkins.