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Paprika Hendl
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Paprika Hendl (or Chicken Paprikash) is a Hungarian dish made with chicken, sweet paprika and lard. Recipes vary – there is no ‘official’ version – with some adding sour cream, tomatoes or green peppers, and sometimes substituting butter for lard.


A recipe for Chicken Paprikash. Read the comments below the recipe for variations and suggestions from other readers, many offering their own traditional family versions.

Another recipe, inspired by Dracula.