5 March 2005

Chicken Paprikash and Spaetzel

posted by rlink @ 1:04 to section Cooking

My mother’s side of the family is of hearty Eastern-European stock (German and Hungarian, with a touch of Romanian), so family gatherings always involve large quantities of hearty Eastern-European foods. One dish that is present almost without fail is Chicken Paprikash and Spaetzel (Paprika Chicken and Dumplings). Here I present a rough approximation of my mother’s recipe for this Hungarian meal-in-a-bowl. I say rough approximation because the only part of her recipe with any actual measures are the spaetzel ingredients, but the rest of the ingredients are pretty much what she hand-wrote for me from memory, with minor modifications1. I will try to include approximate quantities, and will note any deviations from her recipe.
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