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Creamy Paprika Chicken
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4.77 from 13 votes

Creamy Paprika Chicken

This Creamy Paprika Chicken is comfort food at its best! Serve it over a bowl of egg noodles for a delicious and hearty family-friendly meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 478kcal



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ teaspoon salt, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • ½ cup low sodium chicken stock
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • ¼ cup sherry or white wine (optional)
  • ¼ cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • 8 ounces enriched egg noodles, cooked and drained
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley


  • Heat 1 ½ tablespoons oil in a large sauté pan over medium high heat. Season the chicken pieces with ¼ teaspoon salt and ⅛ teaspoon pepper and sprinkle them with flour. Toss to coat all of the pieces. Add the chicken to the pan in a single layer and cook without moving until golden, 3-4 minutes. Flip the pieces over and cook another 2-3 minutes on the other side (the chicken will finish cooking later in the sauce). Remove chicken from the pan.
  • Whisk the tomato paste and chicken stock together in a bowl. Set aside.
  • Heat the remaining ½ tablespoon oil in the pan and add the onion. Cook 2-3 minutes until it starts to soften and then add the garlic and mushrooms. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, 4-5 minutes. Add the chicken back to the pan along with the paprika and stir to combine well. Turn the heat up to high and add the sherry or wine (if using). Cook until reduced. Pour in the tomato paste and chicken stock mixture and season the sauce with the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt and ⅛ teaspoon pepper. Simmer a few minutes until the sauce starts to thicken and the chicken is cooked through. Turn the heat off and stir in the sour cream or yogurt.
  • Serve the chicken over egg noodles. Sprinkle with parsley before serving.


Nutritional information includes the egg noodles


Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 489mg | Potassium: 999mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1318IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 3mg