Stewed Chicken and Dumplings

Stewed Chicken And Dumplings Recipe

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Jill Faucher-Ross


Rich and chickeny, big, puffy onion dumplings-my husband loves this! Enough for 4 medium servings or 2 hungry men


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2-4 Depending on size
15 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • 4
    chicken thighs or 2 chicken leg and thigh quarters
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    each of salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder or granuals
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1 medium
    onion, sliced thin
  • 1 medium
    red pepper, diced small
  • 1 tsp
    heaping teaspoon of concentrated chicken broth paste or broth mix or 2 cups of chicken stock (skip the water)
  • 2 c
  • 2 medium
    carrots sliced diagonally
  • 12
    bite sized potatoes, cut in half
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 c
    frozen peas
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream

  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    each of salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp
    onion powder or granuals
  • 3 Tbsp
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Stewed Chicken and Dumplings


  1. 1.Mix 1/3 Cup Flour with 1/2 tsp. of salt and pepper and 1 tsp. onion Powder. Dredge the chicken in this. Reserve and refridgerate leftover flour.
  2. 2.Heat Olive Oil in a deep, large chicken fryer skillet over medium-high heat and brown chicken thoroughly on both sides.
  3. 4.Bring to a boil, lower heat, cover and let simmer a half an hour on low.
  4. 5.Mix together a heaping tablespoon of the leftover dredging flour with the cream and a half a cup of water. Stir well and add to the stew along with the peas. Cover and let stew while you mix all dumpling ingredients in a small bowl.
  5. 6. Combine all Dumpling dry dumpling ingredients in a medium bowl, wisk in your melted butter and milk. Drop dumpling mix by the tablespoonfuls into the stew, cover and let cook for 15 minutes more. Serve hot and enjoy!

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About Stewed Chicken and Dumplings

Course/Dish: Chicken Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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