Chicken Stew with Dumplings

Chicken Stew with Dumplings

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"My mother usually didn't care for dumplings. But she raved about this stew...dumplings and all. It's a down-home delicious meal that I make often for my family."
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1 h 45 m servings
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  1. Place chicken and water in a 5-qt. Dutch oven. Cover and cook over medium heat for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until chicken is tender. Skim fat. Remove chicken from broth; allow to cool. Debone chicken and cut into chunks; return to broth. Add next nine ingredients. Cover and cook over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Meanwhile, combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk and parsley. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls into simmering stew. Cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until the dumplings are tender.

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This was excellent! The only change I made was using chicken breasts. I did mine in the slow cooker: Cooked frozen chicken with diced onion and chicken broth for 3-4 hours on high. Shredded c...

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Edible, but just. The peas commanded the flavor of the dish. Very disappointed. I'll look further for another recipe.

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This was excellent! The only change I made was using chicken breasts. I did mine in the slow cooker: Cooked frozen chicken with diced onion and chicken broth for 3-4 hours on high. Shredded c...

This recipe is decent, but for me, still needed some tweaking to make it great. To make it easier, I just bought a rotisserie chicken and cooked that in chicken stock for extra flavor (not the w...

First time to make it and it was declared "a keeper." My kids ages 6 and 8 loved it. I did this in two parts: first night I boiled the chicken and let it cool in the fridge. Next day I skimmed t...

The tried and true recipe that I've been using for chicken & dumplings for a few years now has officially been replaced with this one. This dish is absolutely delicious! I used chicken breasts...

This was OUTSTANDING. I can't beleive I only made enough for one night's supper! I made it for 5 servings, and I added 3-cubes chicken bouillon, 1 bay leaf, and 1-1/4 teaspoons dried parsley to...

I use a different recipe for the chicken but the dumplings are great when you substitute buttermilk for regular milk!!

I loved this recipe. This was my first time making stew and I was a bit nervous that it would not thicken up, but once you add the dumplings it becomes stew. I did not change a thing. Everyth...

this took me back to my childhood as well. I searched and searched and this recipe looked the best to me. The only variations I made are: I used a whole chicken and added extra water as needed. ...

We really enjoyed this dinner! We basically followed the recipe except I forgot to add the frozen peas, but it was still really good. To save time cooking the chicken, we used inexpensive chic...

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