Mom's Chicken Paprika

Mom's Chicken Paprika


"This classic Hungarian dish tastes so great, even my kids (the pickiest eaters in the world) love it. My mom used to make it when I was a kid. Even if you don't like chicken you'll eat this. Great easy recipe!"


1 h 15 m servings 968 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 968 kcal
  • 48%
  • Fat:
  • 66 g
  • 102%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 70.9 g
  • 142%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 274 mg
  • 91%
  • Sodium:
  • 632 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a shallow dish or bowl, combine 1/2 cup four, seasoned salt, thyme and ground black pepper. Mix together; coat chicken pieces in this mixture and fry in shortening in a large skillet until lightly browned on all sides.
  2. Sprinkle paprika and garlic salt over chicken. Add hot water to skillet and simmer for 30 minutes. Placed onion rings on top of chicken pieces and simmer for another 30 minutes. Remove chicken, with onions on top, to a serving platter and reserve.
  3. In a small bowl, blend 2 tablespoons flour with milk and add to liquid in skillet. Cook, stirring, until thickened. Pour thickened mixture over chicken and serve with hot cooked white rice or egg noodles, if desired.
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  1. 26 Ratings


I used to make this meal quite often. One thing I never heard of it's the milk. All Hungarians that I know (I am one as well) just simply use sour cream. It's not even necessary to cook the chic...

This makes a great "comfort" dinner when served with rice or noodles. It does take a little time while it simmers but it smells and tastes great. I chose to add mushrooms as well for an extra to...

I chose this recipe because it called for chicken on the bone rather than boneless. It was very easy to prepare but it lacked the zip that other chicken paprika recipes have. I added a cup of ...

This was fantastic! I made a couple of minor adjustments to the recipe. I added sliced fresh mushrooms when I added the onions. I also used more paprika, salt and pepper. I also used a bit mor...

this is better than my German friend''s grandmother's recipe....and easier!

***** I added onion chunks and Paul Prudhomme'sPoultry Magic. Ialso increased paprika and garlic powder. Yumm! *****

I was getting ready to make this dish when I realized I didn't have any paprika. I figured I would keep going anyway, and substituted cayenne for the paprika, since some people thought it neede...

I was doubtful of it's flavour but oh what a surprise. Simple and tasty! Easy to adjust the seasoning. How much more easy could it get! Hubby and kids liked this dish. Well worth the (little) ef...

This was good but plain since paprika doesn't add much flavor. Need to add some spices.