chicken dumplings simmered in broth

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By Andy Anderson !
from Wichita, KS

Okay, this recipe is not chicken & dumplings, these are chicken dumplings, and they are served with an awesome broth. I love this cold weather because it gets me into my mad (cooking) scientist mode. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

★★★★☆ 1 Review
serves 2
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken dumplings simmered in broth

  • THE DUMPLINGS
  • 12 oz
    chicken breast, chopped
  • 1 md
    egg, just the white
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper, freshly grated
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt, kosher variety
  • 3
    strips of bacon, crispy and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    basil, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh ginger, grated
  • THE BROTH
  • 3 c
    chicken broth, freshly made, if possible
  • 1/8 c
    dry sherry
  • 1 Tbsp
    tamari
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How To Make chicken dumplings simmered in broth

  • 1
    MAKING THE CHICKEN DUMPLINGS
  • 2
    Add all the ingredients for the dumplings into a food processor, fitted with an S-blade.
  • 3
    Use one-second pulses until the ingredients are minced together, but don’t over process, about 6 to 8 pulses.
  • 4
    Roll two tablespoons of the mixture together into a ball, place on a parchment-lined tray, and repeat for the remaining mixture. You should have eight chicken dumplings
  • 5
    MAKING THE BROTH
  • 6
    Add the broth ingredients to a large pot, and bring to a slow boil.
  • 7
    Place half the dumplings into the pot.
  • 8
    Gently stir to keep them from sticking together.
  • 9
    Cook covered, for 5 to 8 minutes, or until the dumplings are tender.
  • 10
    Remove from the pot, and keep warm, while cooking the remaining dumplings.
  • 11
    Get 2 bowls, and then place half of the dumplings in each bowl, and the ladle over the broth. Serve immediately.
  • 12
    Keep the faith, and keep cooking
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