Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

A traditional, classic soup dish – mouthwatering and simple to make!

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hrs
  • Total Time: 2 hrs 20 minutes

Ingredients for making Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

  • 1 (2 to 3 pound) whole chicken
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup hot chicken broth
  • 1 egg

Directions for making Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

  1. In a large stockpot or Dutch oven cover the chicken with salted water and simmer until cooked through.
  2. When tender, remove chicken from pot. Remove meat from bones and keep warm while making the dumplings.
  3. TO MAKE DUMPLINGS: Sift about 2 cups of flour and 1 teaspoon baking powder into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Make a well in the flour/powder mixture; pour in 1 cup of hot chicken broth, mixing first with a fork, then with your fingers. Add the egg and mix well again.
  5. Knead the dough for a few seconds on a floured board. Separate the dough into 4 or 5 parts and roll as thin as possible.
  6. Cut into 1 1/2 or 2 inch wide pieces. Break these into 2 inch long strips. Drop into boiling chicken broth and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Serve with previously prepared meat.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 349
  • Total Fat 14g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 82mg
  • Sodium 141mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Total Sugars 0g
  • Protein 23g
  • Calcium 64mg
  • Iron 3mg
  • Potassium 174mg

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