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Anita's Chicken and Dumplings

Anita's Chicken and Dumplings

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97 review(s) averaging 4.6. 84% would make again

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This is what home-cooking is all about! Heavenly !!

"Was in the mood for a little comfort food on a chilly Saturday night. This hit the spot. I haven't had chicken & dumplings in years.

Used 6 breasts...yes, a little much for 3 of us...but will use the leftovers for a chicken pie in a couple of days.

Following recipe...the only mention is that you might want to use some chicken stock for part of the water volume as it needed a little more flavor. Additionally...we had to add salt. Perhaps the chicken stock added would take that place.

Overall...a great recipe. Will definitely consider this as a re-do in the dead of winter.
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- Gerry.b

Ingredients

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8 Chicken Breasts -- boneless
1/2 cup celery; chopped
1/2 cup onion; chopped
1/2 cup carrots; sliced
1/2 cup parsley -- fresh; chopped
1/2 teaspoon Poultry seasoning
1/4 teaspoon rosemary; optional
1 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Pepper
water; to cover chicken
---; BISQUICK DUMPLINGS ---
2 cups Bisquick baking mix
1/8 teaspoon Dried thyme
1/8 teaspoon Black pepper
1/8 teaspoon Poultry seasoning
1 dash Ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon dried or fresh parsley; minced
2/3 cup milk

Original recipe makes 8

Servings  

Preparation

In large Dutch oven or kettle, combine chicken, celery, onion, carrots, parsley, poultry season, rosemary, salt, pepper; cover with water and bring to a boil. Turn down temperature and cook on low until chicken and vegetables are tender. (approximately 1 hour) Remove chicken breasts, cool, and cut up in bite size pieces and return to vegetable broth mixture in kettle.

For dumplings, combine bisquick mix, thyme, nutmeg, poultry seasoning, parsley; stir in milk just until moistened.

I usually double the dumpling recipe because we like lots of dumplings and a thicker gravy.

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the boiling broth. Cook uncovered, for 10 minutes; cover and cook 10 minutes longer.

Notes

It doesn't get any better than this. Home Cooking at it's BEST!

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photo by tammycooks tammycooks

A little time under the broiler makes dumplings nice and golden...nice texture! photo by Gerry.b Gerry.b

photo by Good2bme Good2bme

Yummm! photo by cethetford cethetford

Chicken and Dumplings photo by scootersweb scootersweb

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Really good just the way it is, but 8 chicken breast are a lot we use about 3-4 for a family of 5. And always make extra dumplings.
Gina75 2 months ago
I made my own chicken part, but I used the dumpling recipe here. They were yummy with my gravy-stuff. Btw, 8 chicken breasts is a lot, even for 8 people.
lysanderish 5 months ago
Made this tonight it was amazing Husband loved it...
barbararolandrost 6 months ago
delicious and easy to make
cherylstrauch 7 months ago
My family loves this! I always wanted to make chicken and dumplings and this recipe was perfect! If you want a little thicker sauce just add some corn starch! Thanks for sharing this recipe.
kell1980 7 months ago
Enjoyed by everyone. Delicious. Will definitely make this again
sushila 8 months ago
Tried this for the first time & the whole family loved it I did as other viewers suggested and added a can of cream of chicken soup to it, it was great.
mrsnewmones 8 months ago
Very tasty and great on a cold night!
17mom 8 months ago
I added a can of cream of chicken soup & used chicken stock in place of water plus more spice and a teeny pinch of red pepper. Big hit with the FAM!
irishrutter 10 months ago
(I did use a whole organic chicken for mine, though.)
JenAntoniou 11 month ago
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