Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

How to Make Chicken and Dumplings from Scratch

This easy one pot dinner is pure comfort food.

– 1 tbsp. olive oil – 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts – 1 yellow onion diced – 2 carrots diced – 2 ribs celery diced – ¼ cup flour – ½ stick butter – ½ cup milk – 4 cups chicken stock – 1 teaspoon salt – 1 teaspoon dried thyme – 1 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper – ¼ cup freshly chopped parsley – 1 cup frozen peas Dumplings – 2 cups flour – 1 teaspoon salt – 1 tbs baking powder – 2 tbs butter melted – 1 cup milk


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Step 1

Add oil to dutch oven over medium heat and brown chicken on both sides until cooked through. Set aside.

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Step 2

To dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add diced onions, carrots, and celery. Saute until just tender, about 5 minutes. Add salt, pepper, and thyme.

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Step 3

To the pot of cooked veggies with butter, add flour and stir to create a roux. Cook until the flour taste disappears, 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Slowly whisk in chicken stock until thickened. Add peas, milk, and cooked diced chicken. Simmer for 10 minutes.

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Step 5

Combine dumpling ingredients. 

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Step 6

Add similarly sized dumplings to pot. Cover and let cook for 15 minutes, flipping the dumplings halfway through.

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Step 7

Scoop into bowls and serve with fresh parsley.

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