Chicken and Dumplings Recipe: This is one of everyone’s all-time favourite recipe. Here we brown the chicken before cooking it and this adds more taste to the recipe.
Chicken and Dumplings Recipe:
- Olive Oil – 1 tbsp
- Chicken Thighs – 6 pieces around 2 pounds
- Kosher Salt and Black Pepper – As required
- Stalks Celery – 4 chopped
- Carrot – 4 Chopped
- Onion – 2 Chopped
- Fresh Thyme Leaves – 2 tbsp
- Cloves Garlic – 2 Chopped
- Bay Leaves – 2
- All Purpose Flour – 2 1/2 cup
- Baking powder – 1 tbsp
- Baking soda – 1 tsp
- Unsalted Butter – 6 tbsp melted
- Buttermilk – 3/4 cup
- Flat-leaf parsley leaves – 2 tbsp Chopped
Cooking Chicken and Dumplings:
Take a pan and pour 1 tablespoon of olive oil to it.
Take the cleaned chicken thighs and sprinkle kosher salt and black pepper to the top of it.
Add the chicken to the heated olive oil and brown both the sides for 4 to 6 minutes each.
Now take the browned chicken out of the pan and keep it separately.
In the same pan, add four stalks celery, 4 Chopped carrots, two onions chopped fine, two tablespoon of thyme and two garlic cloves.
Cook them for 5 to 7 minutes and add the browned chicken to it.
Add two bay leaves and 10 cups of water to the mixture and cook it for 25 to 30 minutes on a medium flame. The chicken should be cooked properly.
After chicken gets cooked, discard the bay leaves from the liquid and transfer the chicken to a separate plate. Shred the chicken meat and discard the bones and skin.
Take a separate bowl and combine 1/2 cup flour with 1/2 tsp of salt and pepper and 2 cups of cooking oil.
Mix them well and whisk it into the cooking pan.
Add the shredded chicken to the mixture and mix it well and cook on a medium flame.
Now in another bowl combine 2 cups of flour, 1 tbsp of baking powder and 1/2 tsp of baking soda.
Add 2 tbsp of parsley, 1/4 tsp of salt and pepper, 6 tbsp of butter and 3/4 cup of Buttermilk and mix them well to form a batter.
Drop the doughs of spoonful into the boiling mixture and close the lid.
Cook it for 12 to 15 minutes in simmer.
After cooking open the lid. Tasty Chicken and dumplings are ready to be served.
Move it to a plate and serve the dumplings immediately.
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