Chicken & Dumplings
2 lbchicken breasts, boneless and skinless
2 Tbspolive oil
2 mediumcarrots, peeled & diced
2 stalk(s)celery ribs,diced
1 mediumleek, trimmed, cleaned & thinly sliced
3 Tbspall purpose flour
1/4 tspsalt and pepper
4 creduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cfrozen peas, thawed
1 Tbspfresh dill, chopped
How to Make Chicken & Dumplings
- Ingredients for Dumplings
2 cups biscuit mix (such as Heart Healthy Bisquick
1/2 cup milk
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh dill
- Heat a large, lidded nonstick pan or skillet over medium- high heat. Add small amount of oil. Add chicken & cook until browned, 4 or 5 minutes. Add 4 cups water, cover & reduce heat to a simmer. Poach 20 minutes or until cooked through.
- Remove chicken from liquid and let cool. Save liquid. When chicken is cool enough to handle, cut into bite size pieces.
- Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add carrots, celery and leek. Cook 5 minutes or until softened. Sprinkle with flour, salt and pepper. Cook 3 minutes stirring. Add broth and 2 cups of the poaching liquid. Bring to a simmer. Cook 5 minutes. Stir in chicken.