Old-Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings is a super simple recipe. Flat strips of dough simmered in a yummy broth with tender chicken.
There really is no other recipe that screams comfort food quite like chicken and dumplings. This meal will warm up and comfort any soul on a cold winter’s day! Want an easier version, be sure to check out my Crock Pot Chicken and Dumplings.
Can I use chicken things or other dark meat?
Absolutely! Use whatever cut of chicken you and your family enjoy! You could even purchase a store-bought rotisserie chicken to make this a little faster to prepare.
What can I serve with Chicken and Dumplings?
Personally, I like to serve with some sort of French Bread or Biscuits. If you want some more veggies with your meal, you could serve with a side salad or Green Beans.
What is a “flat” dumpling?
For those of you who didn’t grow up eating this style of Chicken and Dumplings – then you may have eaten it at a place like Cracker Barrel. A lot of us grew up eating Chicken & Drop Dumplings. Flat dumplings are very basic and are meant to soak up the flavors of the broth. It’s an easy, comforting homestyle meal.
Can I add vegetables to chicken and dumplings?
You certainly could. This particular version of chicken and dumplings usually does not have any vegetables added but you certainly could throw in some peas and carrots if you prefer.
4 large boneless skinless chicken breast halves – cut into strips
4 chicken bouillon cubes
2 celery stalks, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 sprig of fresh parsley, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups all-purpose flour
½ cup sour cream
How To Make Chicken and Dumplings:
I boiled my chicken in water and chicken bouillon.
I added: Cream of chicken soup
A dash of poultry seasoning
Dashes of garlic powder
I added a can of carrots. Lots of times I add a can of cream of celery soup as well .
After it simmered for a while, I cut up biscuits and popped them in.
Only let them cook until done. They will cook away if you cook too long.