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Chicken Paprikash

  • 14/06/2006
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 4 – 6
  • 50 min

This recipe is a traditional Hungarian meal and it is perfect for the colder months.

Ingredients 4 – 6 

  • 1 chicken (approx. 1.5 kg), cleaned and cut in pieces
  • 50 g dried bacon, sliced thinly
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2-3 green capsicum, sliced into rings
  • 2 tomatoes, peeled and cut in cubes
  • 100 ml sour cream
  • 150 g button mushrooms, sliced thinly
  • 1 tablespoon red paprika powder
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • pepper
  • salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Salt the chicken pieces.
  2. 2.
    In small amount of hot oil cook the onion and bacon for a few minutes. Then remove from heat and add the powdered paprika and stir.
  3. 3.
    To this, add chicken pieces and cook, turning so it cooks equally, on all sides.
  4. 4.
    Then add button mushrooms, capsicum, garlic, pepper and Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder.
  5. 5.
    Cook covered (in its own juices without any additional water), on low heat around 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. 6.
    When the meat has nearly softened, add the tomato and stir.
  7. 7.
    Mix the flour and cream in 100ml of water, and pour into the paprikash. Let cook briefly so the flavours can be released.

Serving

Serve with pasta and salad.

Tip

This recipe can be enriched by adding a little white wine.

Little secret

There is no need to add water when first cooking, as mushrooms and capsicum will release liquid.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 1696 / 7.089 - -
Fat g 177,88 - -
Carbohydrates g 9,68 - -
Dietary fibre g 2,00 - -
Protein g 14,20 - -
Sodium g 0,45 0 0
Vitamin A μg 1.970,77 49 39
Vitamin D μg 20,97 10 10
Vitamin E mg 11,13 51 51
Vitamin C mg 51,71 69 57
Potassium mg 523,85 14 14
Calcium mg 49,63 5 5
Phosphorous mg 230,38 29 29

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)