17 October 2012

Homemade Chicken and Dumplings



 My girlfriend made our families an awesome meal tonight! It was my hubby's FIRST time having Chicken and Dumplings (that were not from an MRE)!!! Our oldest and he chowed down on it like there was no tomorrow. I managed to get a few bites in... ;) The hubby scrapped the bottom of the pot. Needless to say, I snagged the recipe from her to be able to share with all of you AND make here at home for the bottomless pit family I have. :)

Ingredients:
4 chicken breasts
Half an onion chopped into big pieces
Butter 2 tablespoons of
Italian seasoning (3 teaspoons)
2 garlic cloves cut into 4's
Chicken Broth 62 ounces (1 1/2 boxes)
6 Chicken Bouillon Cubes
Half bag of baby carrots
4 stems celery chopped

Dumplings:
Bisquick for dumplings 2/4 cup
Milk 2/3 cup

Directions:


1. Boil chicken for 2 hours with water just covering the the top of the chicken with:
Onion, Butter,  Italian seasoning,  Garlic cloves added

2. Shred chicken inside pot after boiling

3. Put in chicken broth after 2 hours with bouillon cubes, baby carrots and chopped celery


4. Boil for 30-45min

5. Bisquick  2/4 cup mix and 2/3 cup of milk; it will be thick make sure you get all of flour mixed together

6. Take globs of batter and throw it into soup

7. It will all settle to the top use spoon to mix it in with the soup

8. Let it cook with the soup for 15 minutes on med-high to let dumplings cook through.

6 comments:

  1. I'm a southern girl and this looks way fabulous!! Thanks for sharing the recipe. :-). Xoxo

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  2. This looks like something I can actually make! Pinning!! Thanks :)

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  3. Yum! This looks so good. :)

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  4. you ever try pork dumplings? same concept just using pork instead of chicken

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  5. I might just have to make this for dinner tonight! {Talented Tuesday Hop}

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  6. I am going to have to try this. well, when Pete gets home that much food right now would feed the kids and I for a month... :P

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