Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

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Sep. 07, 2014

This is a simple recipe for homemade chicken and dumplings. You will be amazed at the wonderful flavor of this soup. We use two different cuts of this chicken to make this delicious soup. Chicken wings and chicken thighs make for a wonderful flavor for this soup. Fluffy dumplings abound in this soup


Chicken thighs 2 Pound
Salt and pepper To Taste
Chopped white onions 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Carrot 3 Medium , sliced
Celery rib 3 , sliced
Dry sherry 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chicken wings 1 Pound
Chicken broth 32 Ounce
All purpose flour
Sugar 1 Teaspoon



Salt and pepper both sides of chicken thighs.

In a skillet over low heat, place the chicken. When the fat from the chicken begins to render out cook chicken for 4-5 minutes per side. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.

 Add chopped onions, sliced celery, and sliced carrots to the skillet. Season with salt

 Sauté vegetables until the onions are translucent. Add dry Sherry to skillet and scrape the bottom of the pan until the browned bits are no longer sticking to the pan. Pl

In a stock pot, place chicken. Add vegetables and liquid from the skillet to the stock pot.

Pour chicken stock into the stock pot, and cook the soup for about 30 minutes on medium heat. Remove chicken from stock pot, and allow to cool.

In a medium sized bowl add flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda. Stir the dry ingredients together. Stir in half and half and melted butter.

Shape dough into golf ball sized pieces and drop them into the stock pot.

Debone chicken and place it back into the stock pot. Cook for another 10 to 15 minutes



If desired sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 372Calories from Fat 61

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 602 mg25.08%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 39 g78%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet