You might not think that spice mixes have a lot of syns in them, but they often have a lot of calories due to the additions used inside such as oil and sugar, which is what makes the food taste as good as it does.
Maggi So Tender Paprika sachets have 5 syns when made up as their suggested meal with chicken, most of these syns come from the rice and the chicken can be deducted as SYN FREE, making it 18 syns for the meal instead.
In our guide below we have discussed why Maggi So Tender paprika meals are so high in syns, some other syn values of their easy meal sachets and low syn alternatives, we have also made a slimming world paprika chicken recipe to save some syns!
For 5 syns a meal, Maggi so tender paprika chicken is very low in syns making it a tiny amount out of your daily 15 syn allowances.
Most of the syns in this meal is due to the rice and spice mix which has some oil and sugar, the veg and chicken also add calories but can be made as speed veg and chicken is SYN FREE!
Maggi has a huge range of meals for an easy weeknight dinner, to help you keep on track with the syns with listed the rets of their values down below.
If you want to change up your meals or you find Maggi meals too high in syns, there are plenty of other low syn alternatives such as Nando's bake in the bag and Colman's meals.
We've listed some low syn alternatives below.
If you love paprika chicken but don't want to use all the unneeded syns, we've put together a great recipe below which is SYN FREE!
To conclude, Maggi so tender paprika chicken is low in syns and makes a great addition to plain chicken, if you want to save syns we would suggest making some SW swaps with speed veg in suggested meals or try making your SW paprika chicken.