Eat: Chicken and Dumplings

Now, this is one of those comfort food recipes that must, must, MUST be in your recipe book. It’s bordered on the chillier side here for the past few days and I got a request for chicken and dumplings. It’s something that I make so rarely, that it’s super special when I do make it.

Don’t worry. It’s super simple.

Here’s the deets:

chicken and dumpling ingredients

INGREDIENTS

1 large rotisserie chicken, chopped

2 celery stalks, chopped

1 cup chopped carrots

1 medium onion, diced

1 (14 1/2 ounce) can chicken broth

2 bullion cubes

salt and pepper to taste

DUMPLINGS

2 cups of flour

2 cup chicken broth

2 tsp baking powder

2 eggs, beaten

PREPARATION

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chicken and dumplings sautee

  • Saute celery, carrots and onion in butter until soft. Butter makes it better.

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  • Add chopped rotisserie chicken, broth, bullion cubes, salt, pepper and enough water to cover all ingredients
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, let simmer while preparing dumplings

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  • In a mixing bowl, combine dumpling ingredients and mix well to form a stiff batter. Drop by tablespoonfuls into simmering soup.
  • Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes.

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