Look how simple it is You dont need anything fancyjust cooked chicken, flour, milk, butter, salt, baking powder and broth. The recipe said to use cooked chicken and I had just finished roasting one, so it turned out perfect I highly recommend using a roast chicken either roasted at home or rotisserie for this. To make the dumplings, in a large bowl measure out 2 cups of flour A half teaspoon of baking powder And some butter Cut this in with your fingers and mix until the dough looks crumbly, sort of like making pie dough Then add a little less than a cup of milk and a pinch of salt. Mix the dough together and then roll out on a heavily floured surface. You definitely dont want to go easy on the flourusing a lot of flour here is what will make the broth thicken later Once you have the dough rolled out, make long slices either using a pizza cutter, a pastry cutter or just a plain ol knife. Then make criss crosses so you have lots of cute little dumpling squares. Homemade chicken and dumplings tutorial Its easier to make than you think. Cut chicken into small chunks to ensure it will cook. Combine chicken, chicken broth, cream of chicken, water, peas, carrots, and your choice of seasonings, such as. Remember to keep everything covered in flour Bring your broth or stock to a boil and drop the dumplings in, along with any extra flour on the table. Gently stir but be careful not to mash them. Finally, add your cooked chicken to the pot and serve. So, so, so easy When I served this to my boyfriend for dinner, I slyly asked him how long he thought I spent making it. He guessed four hours four hours, people and couldnt believe it when I told him it took me only 3. Amazing. Youll want to make this recipe, asap. Thank you so much Tiffany for such a nostalgic treat Be sure to check out her blog Eat at Home for more of her delicious recipes. See post on Eat at Homes site Description. French Apple Cake there. A bowl of chicken and dumplings. A glass of sweet tea. Its a meal any Kentuckian would be proud to fix and danged happy to sit down to. And its not hard to make. Come on, Ill show you how. Ingredients. 2 cups Flour teaspoons Baking Powder. Salt. 2 Tablespoons Butter. Milk, A Bit Less Than A Full Cup. Chicken Broth. 3 cups Cooked Chicken. Preparation Instructions. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Cut the butter into the dry ingredients with a fork or pastry blender. Stir in the milk, mixing with a fork until the dough forms a ball. Heavily flour a work surface. Youll need a rolling pin and something to cut the dumplings with. I like to use a pizza cutter. I also like to use a small spatula to lift the dumplings off the cutting surface. Roll the dough out thin with a heavily floured rolling pin. Dip your cutter in flour and cut the dumplings in squares about 2x. Its okay for them not to be exact. Just eye ball it. Some will be bigger, some smaller, some shaped funny. Use the floured spatula to put them on a heavily floured plate. Just keep flouring between the layers of dumplings. To cook them, bring the broth to a boil. Drop the dumplings in one at a time, stirring while you add them. The extra flour on them will help thicken the broth. Cook them for about 1. Add the cooked chicken to the pot and youre done For more pictures and instructions, see the related link above Jenna is a food writer who has worked as a pastry chef and bread baker. Her blog Eat, Live, Run has great recipes, travel stories, and the perfect slogan Celebrating life, one crumb at a time. The Best Quick and Easy Chicken and Dumplings. Chicken and Dumplings are a staple in the deep South. The first time I ever had any was on a trip to visit my husbands parents when we were dating. Being originally from the North, it was not something that we ate at home. Little did I know what treat was in store for me. Since my husband seemed to enjoy them, I know they had to be good. After trying them, I could see why. While I dont have my mother in laws recipe and am unable to call her for exact directions, I believe that she would be pretty pleased with my version. I know that for the dumplings she used refrigerated canned biscuits and am not sure about the rest. It doesnt take special equipment to make these quick and easy chicken and dumplings a nice large pot will do the trick. The shortcut to making Quick and Easy Chicken and Dumplings Canned biscuits. You can use either 2 cans of refrigerated biscuit dough or one package of Grands biscuit dough. My mother in laws technique for making the dumplings was to pinch off the dough into small pieces and it to the pot. I did that for years and then started to use a pizza cutter to do the trick. However, a large knife does the job even better if the dough is cold. A tip for cooking them smaller dumplings cook better. The dough will expand once it is placed in the warm broth. You can use regular chicken broth or chicken bone broth. Bone broth will impart a richer, darker color to the dumplings. Dumplings Made With Chicken Bone Broth. Chicken and Dumplings Made With Chicken Broth. Pin to Pinterest Click here to add this to your Pinterest boards. This classic Southern staple is made easy using a few shortcuts. Ingredients. 1 3. Chicken Brothcooked chickenshredded. Cream of Chicken Souppepperto taste. Instructions. Heat chicken broth in pot on medium high heat and cook until gently boiling. Quarter biscuits and place in chicken broth. Stir well. Add cream of chicken soup and stir. Put small layer of pepper over dumplings. Stir well and let simmer for 5 1. Chicken and Dumplings Made With Bone Broth. If you like Easy Chicken and Dumplings, Here are some more Southern Recipes You Should Try.