Chicken Paprikash Recipe

Chicken Paprikash is a traditional Hungarian delicacy. Learn how to make/prepare Chicken Paprikash by following this easy recipe.
Chicken Paprikash Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1½ pounds Chicken Pieces (bone-in, with skin)
  • 3 Eggs (beaten)
  • ½ cup Water
  • 2½ cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • ¼ cup Butter
  • 1 medium Onion (chopped)
  • 1½ cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Paprika
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp ground Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
How to make Chicken Paprikash:
  • Boil 1½ liters of water in a large pot.
  • Combine eggs with 2 tsp salt and ½ cup water in a large bowl.
  • Gradually add 2½ cups flour and stir to make a stiff batter.
  • Drop spoonfuls of this batter into the boiling water.
  • Cook dumplings until they float on the top.
  • Remove them from the water and rinse under water.
  • Heat butter on medium-high heat and fry the chicken until brown, turning once. Add onion and stir well.
  • Pour in 1½ cups of water and sprinkle paprika, salt, and pepper.
  • Simmer until chicken turns tender.
  • Combine 2 tbsp flour with sour cream.
  • Remove the chicken and stir in the flour-cream mixture with the onion.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce the heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens.
  • Add dumplings to the mixture and remove from heat.
  • Serve into bowls, garnishing with pieces of cooked chicken.