Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Jessica Rehs

By
@jessabessa22

This recipe started with my grandma, and I just spiced it up a little bit. It was even published in a magazine :)


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Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

6 c
reduced-sodium chicken broth
3
bay leaves
5
fresh thyme sprigs (or a thyme bundle)
4 clove
garlic, peeled and halved
1 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
1 c
chopped carrots
1 c
chopped celery
2/3 c
vidalia onion, chopped
3 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter
3 clove
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1 c
frozen peas
1
rotisserie chicken, shredded
1/4 c
heavy whipping cream

FOR THE DUMPLINGS:

2 c
all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 pkg
green onion or chive seasoning packet
1 c
buttermilk
2
eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 c
minced chives

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan, combine the first five ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. Strain the broth and set aside. In a dutch oven, saute carrots, celery and onion in oil and butter until tender, and onion almost translucent.
2
Add minced garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in flower until blended, and begin gradually adding prepared broth-1 cup at a time. Bring to boil, cook about 2 minutes until thickened; stirring after each addition.
3
Add peas, and return to a boil. Cook 3-5 minutes until peas are tender. Stir in chicken and cream; heat through.
4
Dumplings:
Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cayenne and chive seasoning in large bowl. In a separate bowl, combine buttermilk and eggs. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened
5
Drop dumpling mixture by tablespoonfuls onto simmering chicken mixture. Cover and simmer (do not lift cover while simmering) 15-20 minutes longer, or until toothpick inserted in a dumpling comes out clean. Garnish with minced chives.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #dumplings, #stew, #homemade