Recipe: Tasty Chicken and Dumplings

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Chicken and Dumplings. This chicken and dumplings soup is super easy to make thanks to Pillsbury™ biscuit dough, but you can make it even easier! Chicken and dumplings are the ultimate comfort food, aren't they? 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 This version of chicken and dumplings starts with a couple of smart shortcuts to make it easy enough to pull off on a weeknight, without skimping on the rich, savory flavor and tender dumplings you expect. There's nothing like old-fashioned homemade chicken and dumplings for a filling, comforting meal. Find a new favorite recipe, whether you like fluffy dumplings or a chewy noodle version. You can cook Chicken and Dumplings using 21 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Chicken and Dumplings

  1. You need of Chicken.
  2. It's 2 tbsp of butter.
  3. It's 2 tbsp of olive oil.
  4. Prepare 1 of whole medium chicken, cut into pieces.
  5. Prepare to taste of Salt.
  6. You need to taste of Ground black pepper.
  7. It's 1/2 cup of carrots, finely diced.
  8. You need 1/2 cup of celery, finely diced.
  9. You need 1 of large onion, finely diced.
  10. Prepare 1/2 tsp of ground turmeric.
  11. You need 1/2 tsp of ground thyme.
  12. You need 1.5 of L/6 cups chicken broth.
  13. Prepare 1/2 half of and half (see step 3 for substitute).
  14. You need 2 tbsp of all-purpose flour/plain flour.
  15. Prepare of Dumplings.
  16. You need 1 1/2 of all-purpose flour/plain flour.
  17. It's 1/2 cup of yellow cornmeal/fine polenta.
  18. Prepare 1 of heaped tbsp baking powder.
  19. It's 1 tsp of salt.
  20. It's 1 1/2 cups of half and half (see step 3 for substitute).
  21. It's 2 tbsp of minced parsley.

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. This easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe is just like mom used to make! Add the chicken and cook until browned on both sides. This creamy Chicken and Dumplings recipe is the ultimate comfort food!

Chicken and Dumplings step by step

  1. Melt the butter with the olive oil over a medium/high heat. Season the chicken with a little salt and pepper. Over 2 batches brown the chicken on all sides and transfer to a clean plant and set aside..
  2. Using the same pot add the carrots, onions and celery. Stir and fry for 3-4 minutes over a low/medium heat. Add in the turmeric and thyme, then pour in the broth. Stir and add the chicken back into the pot. Cover with a lid and simmer for around 20 minutes..
  3. In the meantime while the chicken is simmering prepare the dumpling batter. Sift together into a bowl the flour, cornmeal, salt and baking powder. Then add the half and half and gently stir together until combined. Set aside. (Substitute for half and half: Mix 1 tsp of melted butter per 1/4 cup of milk).
  4. Remove the chicken pieces from the pot and set aside on a plate. Using two forks remove the chicken from the bones and shred it. Remove most of the chicken skin aswell. Return the shredded chicken to the pot. Mix together the half and half and flour and then add it into the pot and stir to combine. Check seasoning, add more salt and pepper if needed..
  5. Using a tablespoon drop the dumpling batter into the pot one by one. Sprinkle with the parsley. Cover again with the lid and allow to simmer for another 15 minutes. Allow to rest for 10-15 minutes before serving..

Fluffy, homemade dumplings in the most flavorful chicken soup. Easy Homemade Chicken and Dumplings Recipe just like granny used to make! I remember as a child sitting or standing in our family's kitchen waiting on my Mother to cook. For the dumplings: While the chicken is simmering, make the dough for the dumplings. Drop tablespoons of dumpling dough into the simmering pot.

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