This Chicken Paprikash is a homemade version of the popular Hungarian dish, made as close to authentic as possible, with a handful of ingredients. Comforting, rich and flavorful, this chicken dinner is bound to be a favorite!
Talk about comfort food! This vibrant Chicken Paprikash is a famous Hungarian dish, right next to goulash. It is called after the generously used spice in this recipe: the paprika. It’s a very common spice in Hungarian cuisine. Many European countries have their own versions of this paprika chicken dish. My version below is as close to the authentic version as possible, using easy to find ingredients.
- bone-in chicken pieces (I used thighs)
- red bell or sweet pepper
- sweet paprika (Hungarian style)
- chicken stock or broth
- olive oil and butter
- salt and pepper
- cornstarch or flour, optional
- sour cream
How to make Chicken Paprikash?