Chicken Paprikash

Total Time:
40 min
20 min
20 min

4 servings


Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a separate pot over medium heat, 2 minutes. Add the onion and bell pepper and cook 3 more minutes. Combine the flour, paprika, marjoram and 1 teaspoon salt in a large bowl; add the chicken and toss to coat.

Push the bacon and vegetables to one side of the pot and increase the heat to medium high. Add the chicken and any remaining flour mixture to the other side and cook, turning, until browned, about 6 minutes. Stir together the chicken, bacon and vegetables and cook 2 more minutes. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Stir, then reduce the heat to medium low. Cover and simmer until the chicken is almost cooked through, about 10 more minutes. Meanwhile, add the noodles to the boiling water and cook as the label directs; drain.

Uncover the pot with the chicken, increase the heat to high and cook 2 minutes. Reduce the heat to low, stir in the sour cream and parsley and cook 2 more minutes. Season with salt. Serve over the noodles.

Per serving: Calories 709; Fat 31 g (Saturated 11 g); Cholesterol 244 mg; Sodium 1,001 mg; Carbohydrate 54 g; Fiber 5 g; Protein 51 g

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I'm adding this as a "go to" recipe. Easy and delicious! Not sure what those who do not like it are doing wrong, but i followed the recipe exactly as stated and very happy with it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe needed a LOT of help to make it edible. I added garlic powder, black pepper, more onions, and smoked paprika to give this dish flavor. Like others have stated, there was way too much broth. I'd cut back by 1/2 a cup or so. It ended up looking like soup. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I just made this dish tonight. I thought it was delicious. Although it is not the true Hungarian dish some of these critics are complaining about, it is tasty and just needs a little salt for seasoning at the end (like the directions tell you to do). The sour cream is a necessity as it creates a creamy base for the sauce. The 2 cups of chicken broth did not make it "soupy" as one critic stated. The left over flour mixture thickened the sauce (like the directions tell you to do). I followed the directions exactly and made no omissions to give a true review of this recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Definitely could be better! A few notes, needs less broth, also use bacon lower in fat, or you will have a dish that's very oily! I drained a lot of the oil after cooking the bacon, and the dish was still oily. It ended up being sorta bland; we didn't see what value sour cream added to the dish, and lastly, I could barely pick out the bell peppers, so if you like yours a little crispy this is not the dish for that. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is probably a grate dish , but this is not Chicken Paprikash at all. I am Hungarian and this is not even close to the original recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great dish! Added a little more bacon for the guys in the family. Will reduce the chicken broth next time. Had to pour some out because it would have been a little too soupy. item not reviewed by moderator and published
A tasty dish. My suggestions: 1) add 1/4 tsp. of ground black pepper to the flour, salt and paprika mixture. Also, I used smoked paprika for extra flavor; 2) cut the chicken into largish, bite-sized pieces before cooking; and 3) remove the bacon, onion and green pepper from the pan once those are cooked, set aside while you cook the chicken, then add back to the pan for the next steps. I think this is easier than trying to push the veggies to the side in the pan while you cook the chicken. With a salad and some French bread or rolls, this is a good weeknight dinner. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very tasty and left overs were even better! May not be authentic as some reviewers said, but we had nothing to compare it to and everyone enjoyed it and asked to have it again! One less star due to calories...but a treat. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This meal should be called anything but Chicken Paprikash, not even a quick version of the real one. C. P. needs a lots of onion, and paprika instead of all the crazy unusable ingredients listed here: bacon, bell pepper, chicken broth, flour, marjoram, or parsley. Trust me, I`m Hungarian, grew up on Chicken Paprikash. This recipe is nothing but a bad joke. I give 1 star because there is no option for 0. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Is so comfort food to have with my family to enjoy to have and make it at home for my family to have for dinner item not reviewed by moderator and published

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