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Video: How to Make Chicken and Dumplings

See how to make classic, comforting chicken and dumplings.

 
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In this video, you’ll see how to make an American comfort-food classic: chicken and dumplings. Chef John starts with a whole chicken, simmering it to create a delicious homemade stock. You’ll also see how to give your stock a little extra body and depth of flavor. Next you’ll see how to make a very simple dumpling recipe and discover the famous two-spoon method for scooping sticky dumplings out into the casserole. Follow along with the recipe for Chef John’s Chicken and Dumplings. After steaming on top of the chicken stew for a bit, the dumplings will emerge light, fluffy, and biscuit-like. And the best part? Chef John’s dumplings aren't exclusive to chicken dishes like this; you can make these dumplings for any kind of soup or stew. Basically, if you can simmer it, you can put a dumpling on it! See how it’s done. See more Chef John videos >>

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Dec. 16, 2014 7:26 am
I made Chicken n dumplings for my 10 yr old grandson 4 yrs ago....with the genuine homemade dumplings, yet. He threw a FIT...because I did not make "chicken n dumplings". Turns out, his mom, a true Mississippi southern gal, and now my own first-born son, make it with homemade noodles. Today, we all laugh about it as my grandson and I ARGUE over what is truly chicken n dumplings. So, my question...if I want to get in homemade dumplings, when do I put them in? I am guessing before the 10-15 minute simmer before the homemade dumplings cover the top....Love the recipe, but will definite get both noodles and dumplings into the ingredients! Thanks.
 
joe pah 
Oct. 2, 2014 4:08 pm
Great presentation! Would like to have seen onions in the soup or dumplings
 
broyce744 
Mar. 30, 2014 5:07 pm
Great recipe. The only things I would add is fresh green beans. Some salt and maybe some garlic powder to the dumplings also. The only complaint from my family was that the dumplings were a bit bland as per the recipe.
 
Tawanda Mutaviri 
Nov. 20, 2013 8:47 am
This looks awesome.I can't wait to try it!
 
Gina 
Nov. 10, 2013 9:31 am
Thank you SOO very Much for the recipe Chef John!
 
Lessa 
Aug. 30, 2013 6:45 pm
Looks so inviting. Thank You Chef John for sharing!
 
TJ 
Aug. 19, 2013 11:26 pm
Oh, Chef John, how I love you...
 
Tish 
Mar. 19, 2013 2:16 pm
You can also use Bisquick mix to make the dumplings! Kids actually enjoy this dish!
 
Marie-Josee 
Jan. 15, 2013 4:17 pm
This was amaing! I made this for my family and they loved it and have asked for me to make it again! Added some bow tie noodles to it also. Perfect!
 
Dale 
Oct. 24, 2012 12:34 pm
What size is the pot?
 
 
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