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chicken paprika served in a white bowl

Paprika Chicken

Paprika Chicken is made with tender, fried chicken that is smothered in a creamy paprika sauce. Perfect when served over egg noodles.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken dinner, paprika chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 590kcal
Author Maike



  • Cook egg noodles according to package instructions.
  • Slice chicken breast in half. Season with salt and pepper.
  • On a shallow plate combine flour and 1 tablespoon of sweet paprika powder. Mix well. Dredge chicken in flour paprika mixture, shake off any excess.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add a bit of olive oil. Add chicken and saute chicken for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Remove chicken from the skillet and place on a serving dish.
  • Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in the same skillet over medium heat. Add onion and saute until tender. About 8 minutes.
  • Add remaining sweet paprika and stir for 1 minute. Pour in chicken broth and heavy cream and bring to a quick boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in mustard and dill. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Slice chicken into ¼ inch strips and return chicken to the skillet. Simmer for 2 minutes in the sauce. Serve over egg noodles.


Calories: 590kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 186mg | Sodium: 358mg | Potassium: 564mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1222IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg