Polish Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

Polish Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

Polish Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

This Polish chicken recipe is an old family recipe that originally used Polish egg noodles (kluski), and over the years I have modified it to use homemade dumplings.

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hrs
  • Total Time: 3 hrs 30 minutes

Ingredients for making Polish Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

  • 1 (3 pound) whole chicken
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, with leaves
  • 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup (Optional)


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

Directions for making Polish Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

  • Place chicken, onion, and celery in a large pot; fill the pot with water. Season with poultry seasoning, whole allspice, basil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, and seasoning salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for approximately 2 hours, or until chicken is cooked.
  • Remove chicken from broth and set chicken aside to cool; strain broth to remove seasonings and any bone. Return broth to the pan, stir in cream of chicken soup and continue simmering.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together eggs, olive oil, 1 tablespoon salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper with 2 cups water. Gradually add flour, and stir to form a thick dough.
  • Using a large spoon and knife, scoop a spoonful of dough and cut small pieces into broth. Repeat with remaining dough. Stir, cover, and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, skin and debone chicken; cut meat into small pieces, add to broth and heat through.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 704
  • Total Fat 34g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 224mg
  • Sodium 1543mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 53g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Total Sugars 1g
  • Protein 43g
  • Vitamin C 4mg
  • Calcium 66mg
  • Iron 6mg

Potassium 493mg

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