Recipe: Yummy Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings. Chicken and dumplings is a soup that consists of a chicken cooked in water, with the resulting chicken broth being used to cook the dumplings by boiling. A dumpling—in this context—is a biscuit dough, which is a mixture of flour, shortening, and liquid (water, milk, buttermilk, or chicken stock). What Kinds of Dumplings Are There?

When we were kids, my mother used to make chicken and dumplings for us by simply adding Bisquick biscuit dough to chicken stew. Chicken and dumplings can be a little difficult to get right, but the flour and cornmeal in this recipe help prevent gloopy flour balls. Slightly brothy, slightly creamy, with the most delectable dumplings. You can have Chicken and Dumplings using 15 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Chicken and Dumplings

  1. It’s 1 1/2 pounds of cooked chicken, cubed or shredded.
  2. It’s 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 2 tablespoons butter.
  3. You need 2-3 of carrots sliced thinly.
  4. It’s 2 of ribs celery sliced thinly.
  5. It’s 1 of onion diced.
  6. It’s 1 clove of garlic minced.
  7. It’s 1 of bay leaf.
  8. Prepare to taste of salt and cracked pepper to taste (don't skimp on pepper.
  9. It’s 2 teaspoons of poultry seasoning.
  10. You need 2 tablespoons of flour.
  11. You need 1 quart of chicken stock.
  12. Prepare 1 of small box biscuit mix, I prefer Jiffy.
  13. Prepare 1/2 cup of warm water.
  14. Prepare handful of flat leaf parsley, chopped.
  15. You need 1 cup of frozen peas.

Traditionally, chicken and dumplings is like a thick, creamy chicken soup with a layer of doughy dumplings that steam right on top while the soup simmers. Heartier than chicken soup, this classic comfort dish is decidedly more stewlike, thanks to a golden-brown roux, a densely flavored chicken broth, and, of course, the dumplings. While this chicken and dumplings recipe will take about three hours to cook, everything comes together in a single Dutch oven, meaning this one-pot meal will require little clean-up afterwards. Easy Homemade Chicken and Dumplings Recipe just like granny used to make!

Chicken and Dumplings step by step

  1. Dice or shred the cooked chicken into bite size pieces, set aside.
  2. Place a large soup pot over med high heat. Add oil, butter, vegetables (minus peas), bay leaf and stir about 5 minutes.
  3. Season with salt, pepper, poultry seasoning. Add flour to the pan and stir for 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in chicken broth and bring to a boil, add chicken, stir.
  5. Combine biscuit mid and warm water in a bowl. Add parsely, a little cracked pepper and mix until combined.. Do not over work or your dumplings will be tough.
  6. Drop tablespoons of biscuit mixture into the pot. Space them out let them get a coating before adding them all in together. Cover pot tightly, reduce heat to low and steam for 8-10 minutes.
  7. Stir soup a bit to help thicken. Stir in peas and cook until peas are thawed. Remove from heat, discard bay leaf and serve.

Chicken and Dumplings hold such a special spot in my heart. Every time I stand over the pot, watching those little dumplings bobbing at the surface, I feel as if I'm sitting in my moms kitchen once. It's the end of yet another long day and well, you're ready to put your feet up, relax, and tuck into a comforting meal. How do you make chicken & dumplings in a slow cooker? This recipe is broken down into two parts: cooking chicken and cooking biscuits.

Sommer Wesley

I am Maniac of Cooking. Best Chef in the USA.

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