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One-Pot Chicken and Dumplings

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When you don't have time to make chicken pot pies, enter this every-bit-as-satisfying substitute: chicken and dumplings, ready in about 45 minutes.

Source: Everyday Food, October 2012



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  • nm2894
    27 FEB, 2018
    Excellent and easy. I used boneless skinless chicken thighs and made Bisquick dumplings. This is my new favorite recipe. My 15 year old son just loves it too. Soooo good.
  • MS11488784
    13 SEP, 2016
    Great way to use leftover chicken from a Costco roaster! Made with a few changes (added peas instead of beans), added a little Knorr powdered chicken bouillon to broth in pot to punch up the richness and a little bit of poultry seasoning to add some complexity to flavors. Used self-rising flour in dumplings (lighter than all-purpose) and omitted the baking powder; added a little bit of sugar to flour and used buttermilk instead of milk in dumplings. Really yummy recipe! I went back for 2nds.
  • Brett Ponder
    5 JAN, 2014
    I did change this up a bit... I bundled parsley, thyme and rosemary and sliced 3 garlic cloves for the stock. I used the potato substitute instead of turnips and parsnips. The resulting stock was pretty superb. However, these are gummiest dumplings I've ever made, tho the dill aded a nice fresh herb appeal. I looked up my Mother's old dumpling recipe and it called for only 1 tsp baking powder. I'd opt for one teaspoon in the future. This is a hearty one pot meal. Just beware the gooey dumplings
  • Sue Allen
    17 APR, 2013
    Great recipe, family said to add this more often, this however needed doubled to feed my family of 5 big eaters and 2 little ones.
  • Morphomixtress
    14 MAR, 2013
    Six servings means that you probably shouldn't eat more than a small cup of this decadent high calorie meal. Have a salad with it to feel full. My two children and I started out with generous servings and my teenage son went back to finish the rest. The recipe was easy and I was careful to use my 1/2 Tblspn scoop to create a nice amount of evenly portioned dumplings. I wanted them sort of bite sized and that worked perfectly . It was delicious.
  • MS10499029
    29 JAN, 2013
    I would agree with other reviews, this isn't quite a 6-serving meal. But it is delicious. I had leftover chicken from a roasted chicken and homemade stock and it was SO good - rich and flavorful. I didn't have parsley, so I added dill to my dumplings. Pretty quick to come together too. A keeper!
  • ErikainTexas
    9 JAN, 2013
    Very tasty and easy to make--but, no way this is six servings. It wasn't quite enough to feed my husband, myself, and our four kids, and they eat like birds. Half a cup of chicken bites and 1/4 cup of flour just doesn't do it for an adult, especially since it has both meat and starch so it's not like I'm going to make a filling side dish. I'm going to try doubling the recipe but I think I will have to make it in two pots because the dumplings need surface area to cook properly.
  • Rachel_M85283
    11 DEC, 2012
    I have a few issues with this recipe. 1. I don't like it when ingredients are lumped together when there are multiple steps in a recipe. The ingredients should be broken up into two lists - one for the soup base, one for the dumplings. 2. This recipe says that it serves 6. NO WAY! This recipe only calls for 3 cups of chicken stock - that means each serving would only get 1/2 cup of soup base. It also only calls for 1 cup of flour for the dumplings...would probably make 4 dumplings. Fail
  • CiaNahac
    1 NOV, 2012
    I've made this twice already, this is Da BOMB! Used the leftovers from the extra sptachcocked chicken that I made a few days earlier, and it was super easy and delicious. We all loved it. (I did cheat and use Bisquick for the dumplings, no big deal, right?)

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