Homemade dumplings recipe

Old-Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings is a super simple recipe. Flat strips of dough simmered in a yummy broth with tender chicken.

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There really is no other recipe that screams comfort food quite lượt thích chicken và dumplings. This meal will warm up và comfort any soul on a cold winter"s day! Want an easier version, be sure to check out my Crock Pot Chicken and Dumplings.



Can I use chicken things or other dark meat?

Absolutely! Use whatever cut of chicken you và your family enjoy! You could even purchase a store-bought rotisserie chicken khổng lồ make this a little faster to prepare.

What can I serve with Chicken và Dumplings?

Personally, I lượt thích to serve with some sort of FRENCH BREAD or BISCUITS. If you want some more veggies with your meal, you could serve with a side salad or GREEN BEANS.

What is a "flat" dumpling?

For those of you who didn"t grow up eating this style of Chicken và Dumplings - then youmay have eaten it at a place like Cracker Barrel. A lot of us grew up eating CHICKEN & DROP DUMPLINGS. Flat dumplings are very basic và are meant khổng lồ soak up the flavors of the broth. It"s an easy, comforting homestyle meal.

Can I add vegetables khổng lồ chicken & dumplings?

You certainly could. This particular version of chicken & dumplings usually does not have any vegetables added but you certainly could throw in some peas and carrots if you prefer.



chicken brothall purpose flourbaking powdersalted buttermilk


Time needed:1 hour và 20 minutes.

Step-by-step instructions

Cook the chicken

Preheat oven khổng lồ 350F degrees.Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.Drizzle a little olive oil on the 2-3 chicken breasts và season with salt và pepper.Bake for about 45 minutes.

Start preparing the dumplings

Once the chicken is cooked, shred it with two forks.Or, you can put it into a stand mixer & have it bởi the work for you.Pour 2 quarts of chicken stock or broth into a large pot và start warming it up on the stovetop while you make the dumplings.In a medium bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Then địa chỉ in cold cubed butter.

Cut butter into flour

You can combine it all using a fork or a pastry cutter or your fingers. Just smoosh the butter between your fingers while you gradually mix it in with the flour mixture.

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Roll out dumpling dough

Now pour in the milk. You want lớn measure out a little less than a cup.Mix it all together.Dust your counter with a generous amount of flour. Place your dumpling dough on the counter & dust it with more flour.With a rolling pin, roll the dough out khổng lồ about ¼" thickness.Be sure to địa chỉ cửa hàng flour as necessary to lớn keep it from sticking underneath or khổng lồ your rolling pin.


Cut out dumpling shapes

Using a knife or a pizza cutter, start cutting out your dumplings into squares.They don"t need to lớn be perfectly shaped. Remember, this dish is rustic & homemade so it should look lượt thích it.Dust your dumplings with a bit more flour.The extra flour is all gonna help keep them from sticking but will also thicken your chickenbroth some as well when you địa chỉ cửa hàng them to lớn the pot.

Warm up broth & chicken

Bring the chicken broth up lớn a boil. địa chỉ in the shredded chicken và stir.


Begin adding dumplings to lớn the pot

Begin adding dumplings one at a time so they don"t all stick together.Stir frequently while adding them.


Let dumplings cook

Allow dumplings khổng lồ cook for about 15-20 minutes.You should notice your broth starting to lớn thicken (from the extra flour) & your dumplingsmay start lớn sink a little lớn the bottom because they are soaking up the broth.Take one out và taste kiểm tra it. It shouldn"t have a doughy taste anymore.


Serve it up

Ladle the chicken and dumplings into bowls và serve! Happiness và comfort in a bowl!