Eva Gabor's Chicken Paprikas And Dumplings

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 30m
Ready In

Recipe: #39994

January 10, 2023

"Could use butter instead of lard ,could use can of tomatoes, season to taste,could use legs and thighs"

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (401.5 g)
  • Calories 401.5
  • Total Fat - 17.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 535.5 mg
  • Sodium - 1007.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 22.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.9 g
  • Sugars - 2.8 g
  • Protein - 38.6 g
  • Calcium - 65 mg
  • Iron - 6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 19.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1


Step 2

Melt the lard in a Dutch oven over moderately high heat.

Step 3

Add the onions and cook until softened, about 5 minutes, stirring often.

Step 4

Add the chicken and tomatoes,(big one), cover and cook for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Stir in the paprika, chicken stock, salt.

Step 6

Bring to a simmer, then reduce the heat to low, cover again, and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Remove the lid, increase the heat to moderately high and let the liquid evaporate.

Step 8

Brown the chicken in the residual fat, but do not let it burn.

Step 9

Remove the chicken pieces to a platter and keep warm.

Step 10

Reduce the heat to moderately low and add the sour cream, flour and cold water to the Dutch oven

Step 11

Stir until smooth.

Step 12

Add the green pepper, replace the chicken (and juices) and season with salt to taste.

Step 13

Reduce the heat to low, cover again, and cook for 10 minutes. (Or until chicken is done to your liking)

Step 14

Stir in the cream just before serving.

Step 15


Step 16

Combine the egg, lard, water and salt in a large mixing bowl.

Step 17

Mix in the flour just enough to give the dough an even texture.

Step 18

Set aside and let rest for 10 minutes.

Step 19

Bring the chicken stock to a boil in a medium saucepan.

Step 20

Drop the dumplings by large spoonfuls into the stock.

Step 21

Reduce the heat to moderate, cover and cook until firm, about 15 minutes.(don't uncover pan)

Step 22

Lift the dumplings out with a slotted spoon.

Step 23

Serve on side of chicken


No special items needed.

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