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Paprikás Csirke 🍴 Authentic Hungarian Chicken Paprika

Paprikás Csirke 🍴 Authentic Hungarian Chicken Paprika

When people often think of Hungarian food they often think of either Hungarian Goulash or Chicken Paprika This recipe for Chicken Paprika, is my daughter’s favorite dish.  Now that she is a young lady living on her own, she will always ask for this chicken when she visits. (How did she get old enough to live on her own?) Here’s a tip:  Do not mistake the tins of HOT and SWEET paprika in your spice rack. Having made that mistake of not really reading the labels for the hot and sweet paprika when my daughter visited once, I quite careful now! The chicken was bit spicier than usual but it was still wonderful to eat.  (She doesn’t like spicy foods.)  This is NOT smoked paprika in this recipe.  Smoked is yet another kind of paprika. My preference is to mix of Hot and Sweet Hungarian paprika in this dish. The small amount of Hot just gives it a bit more kick.  Always cook to your taste preferences!  It’s your dinner, adjust it. Mom only used the sweet paprika in hers and I love it that way also.  Sweet or kicked up heat this dish a full of flavor and comforting. Grandmother

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