Easy Chicken Paprikash

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jan. 21, 2023
When my husband studied Hungarian in the Army, I made him the chicken and onions dish known as paprikash. We serve ours over rice or buttered noodles. —Susan Wildman, Haslett, Michigan
Easy Chicken Paprikash Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 3 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Sliced green onions, optional


  1. Cook egg noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, place a large skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add chicken, onions, salt and pepper; cook and stir 4-5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  2. Add tomatoes and paprika. Cook, covered, until tomatoes are tender, 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in sour cream; heat through (do not allow to boil). Drain noodles; serve with chicken mixture. If desired, sprinkle with green onions.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup chicken mixture with 3/4 cup noodles: 394 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 371mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 26g protein.