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Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe for Two

Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

Easy Chicken and Dumplings is full of flavor, and quite comforting. Boneless chicken is simmered in one pot with celery, carrots, and onion with savory seasonings and topped with fluffy biscuit type dumplings.

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This is definitely one of those meals that you just want to eat while you snuggle on the couch in front of a fireplace on a cold fall or winter day.

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This recipe is made in one pan and makes just the right amount for two people for lunch, dinner, or date night.

 

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How to make Easy Chicken and Dumplings:

Dice the chicken, celery, onion, and carrots. A filet knife is perfect for cutting through chicken. Click here for a Rada Filet Knife with Leather Scabbard.

diced celery, onion, carrots, and chicken on a cutting board

 

In a medium sized pot boil the chicken broth, chicken, celery, onion, and carrots for 15 minutes. Click here for a sauce pan.

chicken, celery, onions, and carrots cooking in broth

 

Stir in the cream of chicken soup, sage, salt and pepper, and then bring back to a boil.

cream of chicken soup, sage, salt and pepper added to the pan

 

In a medium size bowl mix together the Jiffy baking mix and milk forming sticky batter.

 

Divide the batter into 4 equal portions and drop by spoonfuls onto the hot mixture.

4 dumplings added to the pan

 

Cook uncovered for 10 minutes over low heat.

4 puffed up dumplings cooking over chicken mixture

 

Cover and cook 10 more minutes.

 

 

Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe for Two

 

 

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Yield: 2 servings

Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Easy Chicken and Dumplings
Chicken and dumplings is super easy, full of flavor, and quite comforting. Boneless chicken is simmered in one pot with celery, peas, carrots, and onion with savory seasonings and topped with fluffy biscuit type dumplings. 
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 6 ounces boneless chicken
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 cup carrots
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Dumplings:

Instructions

  1. Dice the chicken, celery, onion, and carrots. A filet knife is perfect for cutting through chicken. Click for a Rada Filet Knife.
  2. In a medium sized pot boil the chicken broth, chicken, celery, onions, and carrots for 15 minutes. Click for a sauce pan.
  3. Stir in the cream of chicken soup, sage, salt and pepper, and then bring back to a boil.
  4. In a medium bowl mix together the Jiffy baking mix and milk forming sticky batter. Divide the batter into 4 equal portions and drop by spoonfuls onto the hot mixture.
  5. Cook uncovered for 10 minutes over low heat.
  6. Cover and cook 10 more minutes.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 502 Saturated Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 70mg Sodium: 1824mg Carbohydrates: 49g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 11g Protein: 31g

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Liz
    September 17, 2018 at 8:55 am

    Could you simmer chicken thighs instead then shred? Great recipe!

    • Reply
      Zona
      September 17, 2018 at 10:14 am

      Hi Liz. I think that would work just fine.Then just stir in the cooked shredded chicken before adding the dumpling batter to the pan. Let me know if you try it and how it turns out for you 🙂 Thanks for the questions.

  • Reply
    Lori
    October 7, 2018 at 9:20 am

    How is this leftover? Do the dumplings stay fluffy?

    • Reply
      Zona
      October 7, 2018 at 1:03 pm

      Hi Lori. I love eating this as a leftover. I think the dumplings texture holds up fine. Thanks for your question.

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