Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  267
  • Protein  30 g
  • Carbohydrates  3 g
  • Fat  15 g
  • Cholesterol  94 mg
  • Sodium  176 mg
  • Potassium  328 mg
  • Phosphorus  253 mg
  • Calcium  63 mg
  • Fiber  0.6 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 4 meat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • This family recipe was modified to be more heart-healthy. Traditional Hungarian cuisine uses copious quantities of sour cream, butter, lard, and fat from meats. This recipe has been modified to be leaner, while retaining traditional flavors. It is delicious served over dumplings, but is a little easier to serve over noodles.
  • Instead of 2 cups water and 1/4 teaspoon salt, you can use 2 cups reduced-sodium broth.
  • Traditional recipe calls for a whole 3 – 4 pound chicken.  Using chicken breasts keeps it lower in fat.  You can also use chicken thighs – use 12 in place of the 6 breast halves.
  • If you are on a lower protein diet reduce serving to 1/2 chicken breast, approximately 2 ounces. 

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Chicken Paprikas

I read the comments and some said this recipe had lacked flavor- the question is how old is your paprika? Huge difference if it has sat on your shelf for more than a year. Spices and herbs loose their flavor the older they are.

Oct. 03, 2017, 2:53 PM
Chicken Paprikas
pv01gap says:

I am making this recipe for the 2nd time. I used a combination of sweet smoked paprika, and regular paprika. (the smoked paprika really helps enhance the flavor a lot!) So those that have found this tasteless, try finding a smoked paprika and see if that helps!

Nov. 01, 2015, 2:51 PM
Chicken Paprikas

I put some onion and garlic. I also used mrs. Dash seasoning blend...I used table blend. Oh yeah I threw some mushrooms in it I didn't put sour cream cuz all I had was regular and this is being made for my brother. He said he liked it.

Jun. 16, 2015, 7:58 PM
Chicken Paprikas
laurieyee says:

Tasteless. Made me glad my portion was limited. Won't make this one again.

May. 31, 2015, 10:33 AM
Chicken Paprikas
RoxandDan says:

Did I say to return the onion, to chicken, before adding the paprika? I forgot to check. I am sorry. RoxandDan.

May. 03, 2015, 1:20 AM
Chicken Paprikas
jbowlit says:

One of my 5 star recipes! The only difference is I buy pre-cooked chicken strips to make it easier and faster. Dietitian comment: Some frozen chicken products have added sodium and phosphate additives so be sure to check the ingredients and nutrition facts.

Jan. 22, 2013, 8:57 PM
Chicken Paprikas
mlk6693 says:

My husband did not like it at all - too bland.

Jan. 06, 2013, 2:10 PM
Chicken Paprikas
Hicoda says:

My wife made this last night and it tasted like her grandmother used to make before she went into renal failure.

Jan. 20, 2012, 4:36 PM
Chicken Paprikas
cecelia says:

Not at all tasty. Chicken was bland with no flavor as was the sour cream sauce. Would not make it again!

Oct. 20, 2011, 7:54 AM

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