Chicken and Dumplings, Grandma Style

Recipe by ciao4293
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 5-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the chicken: Heat oil in a large Dutch oven or large covered skillet.
  • Add the chicken and brown for 2 minutes on each side.
  • Stir in onion and celery, sauté for a few minutes, and add 3 cups of the water, bay leaf, bouillon, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, covered.
  • Then remove the chicken and add the carrots, cover and simmer until carrots are tender, about 10 minutes.
  • While carrots are cooking, remove the chicken from the bones.
  • Whisk together the 1/3 cup of flour and the remaining 1/2 cup water until smooth.
  • Add flour/water mixture and chicken meat back to the pan, cover and continue to simmer.
  • For the dumplings: Combine flour, baking powder, salt and parsley in a large bowl.
  • Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the milk, egg and oil.
  • Stir quickly to make the batter.
  • For each dumpling, spoon a rounded tbsp of batter into the simmering broth.
  • Cover and simmer for another 13-15 minutes, but DO NOT STIR.
  • Ladle servings into big bowls and eat up!
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