Chicken and Dumplings

Recipe by Dawn Vezina
READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine chicken, celery, carrots, onion, chicken broth, parsley, chicken bouillon granules, salt and pepper in a large pan or dutch oven; add enough water to cover chicken.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 2 hours or until chicken is done.
  • Remove chicken and let stand until cool enough to handle.
  • Remove skin from chicken and tear meat away from bones.
  • Return meat to soup; discard skin and bones.
  • Add more salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
  • Return soup to a simmer.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine dumpling ingredients and mix well to form a stiff dough.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls into simmering soup.
  • Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings.
  • *SOUTHERN STYLE DUMPLINGS (heavier and chewier) 2 cups flour, 1 cup chicken broth, 2 tsp baking powder, 2 beaten eggs. Combine flour, broth, baking powder and eggs; mix well to form a stiff batter. Drop by tablespoonfuls into simmering soup. Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
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