Today’s recipe will surely be appreciated by chicken lovers. Today, I will make you all learn how to make homemade chicken and dumplings that you can cook easily with the provided recipe.
I came across this Southern delicious chicken and dumplings in a buffet. It was so tasty that I had to try making it at home. This recipe is very delicious and you can enjoy it with your whole family. Also, making this recipe at home is easier than you think.
To make chicken and dumplings, cook the chicken. Then, sauté your vegetables and add flour to it. Now, add milk and flour to it and keep on low flame. Make the dumplings and put them in the soup. Cook it for 15 minutes and your chicken and dumplings and ready to serve.
This was just a brief overview of the recipe. To know the detailed recipe of these healthy homemade dumplings with proper instructions, stay tuned till the end. But, check out the ingredients first!
Chicken And Dumplings Recipe
- 3/4 Cup All-Purpose Flour (divided)
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/2 tsp Freshly Ground Pepper
- 1 Broiler/Fryer Chicken
- 2 tbsp Canola Oil
- 1 Onion
- 1 Carrots
- 2 Celery Ribs
- 3 Garlic Cloves
- 6 Cups Chicken Stock
- ½ Cup White Wine or Apple Cider
- 2 tsp Sugar
- 2 Bay Leaves
- 5 Whole Peppercorns
- 1-⅓ Cups All-Purpose Flour
- 2 tsp Baking Powder
- 3/4 tsp Salt
- 2/3 Cup Milk
- 1 tbsp Butter
- ½ Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
- 2 tsp Minced Fresh Parsley
- 2 tsp minced Fresh Thyme
- Salt and Pepper
- Take a small bowl, put half a cup of flour, salt and pepper in it and mix them together. Then, add chicken pieces one by one in the mixture to make a coating over the pieces and shake off the excess of the coating.
- Take a stockpot, put oil in it and heat it on a medium-high flame. Cook the chicken in it until the chicken pieces are brown. Then, remove the batch from the pan.
- In the same pan, add onion, carrots and celery. Cook for 6-8 minutes. Add garlic and cook and stir for 1 minute. Put 1/4th cup flour and blend it properly. Keep stirring it while adding wine, sugar, bay leaves and peppercorns.
- Put the cooked chicken in the pan and start boiling. Reduce the heat of the pan to the low flame. Cover it for 20-25 minutes until all the chicken soaks the juice.
- Then take a bowl, add flour, baking powder and salt it to make dumplings. In another bowl, stir milk and melted butter and blend it together. Add this to the flour mixture and stir. Take some tablespoons of it and put it on a baking sheet.
- Take the chicken pieces out from the stockpot and let them cool for a bit. Take out the bay leaves from the pan and set aside. Remove the bones and skin from the chicken and put them back in the soup. Cover it and cook on high flame for some time.
- Then, put the dumplings in the soup, one by one. Reduce the heat to a low flame. Cook it while keeping it covered for 15-18 minutes. Gently, take out the dumplings and insert toothpicks to check if they are cooked.
- Add cream, parsley and thyme to the soup. For extra texture, add salt and pepper and your dish is ready to be served.