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chicken & dumplings

Recipe by
Jean Fisher
OFallon, IL

Wonderful meal. The combination of flavors are delicious.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken & dumplings

  • 2 lb
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 md
    carrots, peeled & diced
  • 1 md
    leek, trimmed, cleaned & thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 4 c
    reduced-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 c
    frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh dill, chopped

How To Make chicken & dumplings

  • 1
    Ingredients for Dumplings 2 cups biscuit mix (such as Heart Healthy Bisquick 1/2 cup milk 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    Remove chicken from liquid and let cool. Save liquid. When chicken is cool enough to handle, cut into bite size pieces.
  • 4
    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 stock and 2 cups of the poaching liquid. Bring to a simmer. Cook 5 minutes. Stir in chicken.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, make Dumplings. In medium bowl, combine biscuit mix, milk and dill. Drop by tablespoonfuls into simmering liquid. Cover pot tightly, cook 10 minutes. Uncover and gently stir in peas and chopped dill.

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