Paprika Chicken

Paprika Chicken

For lovers of meals with chicken we offer an idea for a delicious lunch – Paprika chicken. For a side dish, prepare a mash potatoes or pasta and you definitely won’t stay hungry. Here is an recipe for Paprika chicken.


  • 2 pieces skinless chicken, washed in cold water and patted dry with paper towels
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • paprika, to taste
  • 8 tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 cups flour (place in plastic bag)
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 cup sour cream*

* To reduce the fat content of this dish, substitute some or all of the sour cream with low-fat yogurt.

paprika chicken gravy

Paprika chicken comes best with mashed potatoes or pasta

Directions for chicken

  1. Lightly sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  2. Pour melted butter into shallow bowl. Dip chicken pieces in butter, coating well. Put 2 pieces of chicken at a time in a plastic bag with flour. Close the bag, and shake it gently until chicken is coated with flour.
  3. Place chicken in greased baking pan and sprinkle with more paprika, salt, and pepper. Squeeze juice from half a lemon over chicken, then bake at 400°F for 1 hour.
  4. Turn oven off. Put chicken pieces on ovenproof serving platter and return to oven to keep warm.

Directions for gravy

  1. Pour drippings from baking pan into a saucepan and heat. Sprinkle 2 tbsp. flour from bag over drippings and stir until brown.
  2. Add hot water, bouillon cubes, a pinch of salt, pepper, paprika, sour cream, and juice from other lemon half. Stir until ingredients are blended. Serve with chicken.


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