Saturday, November 3, 2012

Chicken with Herbed Dumplings


Chicken with Herbed Dumplings from www.bobbiskozykitchen.com


I love the fact that this is one of the recipes I make that when my kids hear what I am making I hear a resounding YAY!!! They refer to it as my "Famous" Chicken and Dumplings. Gotta say that makes me feel good. I have been chomping at the bit for Fall weather to arrive just to make this meal! So you know when I found out this weeks Sunday Supper theme was "Soul Warming Dishes" I jumped ALL over it!! This truly is a soul warming meal. It is the perfect comfort food to me. There is never a time (OK maybe if it is 80's degrees outside) that this doesn't sound good to me, and I know the family feels the same.

This is one of the fist recipes that I came up with and have the recipe in my head. It has become more "a little bit of this and ....... oh ya, some more of that......ok lets add this too vs a strict recipe. So you can imagine when I got down to the business of cooking I though "Hhhmmmm I had better pay attention to what I do so I can actually "write" a recipe. I was glad I caught myself from the beginning so I didn't have to back track and guess. I am sure you all wouldn't appreciate a recipe that was a "guess" more than an actual recipe. Nobody wants to cook an experiment when they are hoping for a good meal!


If you are trying to eat healthier you can leave the dumplings off but they are OH so good, it would be hard for me to do that. I have made them from scratch but have used a little help from my friend Bisquick at times too, so if you want to make the dumpling and still be a bit "healthier" they have reduced fat Bisquick now and that can be an option as well.

Either way I am sure you will love this one!!

Chicken with Herbed Dumplings from www.bobbiskozykitchen.com


Chicken with Herbed Dumplings

Bobbi's Kozy Kitchen
Chicken with Herbed Dumplings

Ingredients

  • 1 rotisserie chicken, shredded with skin and bones removed
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 3 stalk celery (with leaves on), diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons poultry seasoning
  • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups Heart Smart Bisquick mix
  • 2/3 cup skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon thyme leaves

Instructions

  1. In a large soup pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onions, carrots, celery, and poultry seasoning to the pot and stir well. Cover the pot and continue to cook the veggies over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove lid and add the flour, stir to combine well and cook for about 1 minutes to cook away the raw flour taste. Add the white wine, and stock (If you do not use wine add 6 cups of chicken stock). Bring the soup to a boil and then reduce heat. Simmer soup for 30 minutes, until sauce has thickened and the vegetables are soft. Adjust seasoning if needed and add the shredded chicken.
  3. In a medium bowl mix Bisquick, milk, and parsley. Stir until combined and drop by spoonfuls into soup. Cook the dumplings uncovered for 10 minutes, then cover and cook for 10 minutes. Remove lid and turn off heat. Allow to sit for 15 minutes before serving. Soup will be HOT!
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 15 mins.
Cook time: 00 hrs. 51 mins.
Total time: 66 mins.
Tags: soup, dumplings, chicken,




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70 comments:

  1. I like that you added parsley and thyme to the dumplings! yum! and I like adding rotisserie chicken to soups too :-) Happy sunday supper!

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    1. Thank you Lynn. I used to cube the chicken but decided I liked it shredded better. I have baked or boiled the chicken at home and shred it, but I like a little help when I can get it :)

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  2. Dumplings are such a cold weather thing to eat! And I´m with you about some recipes, it´s hard to put quantities. This looks amazing!

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    1. Thanks so much Paula, yes I agree about dumplings. That was why they were the first thing I thought of when "soul warming" was mentioned :)

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  3. I am a dumpling gal for sure. Love the addition of fresh herbs, including my favorite one, thyme.

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    1. I know, isn't thyme so yummy? Not Kevin's fave but hey, I am cooking LOL

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  4. Chicken and dumplings is my favorite! your dumplings look for big and delicious! I'm going to have to try your recipe because my dumplings don't ever turn out this nicely.

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    1. I loves me some fat dumplings LOL <3 and hugs to you Heather!!

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  5. The big dumplings I guess are a northern thing. That is how my mom used to make them.Here in the south our noodles tend to be kind of flat. Either way it is delicious!

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    1. I have seen that most of the Southern versions have noodles. I couldn't give up my big ol' fat dumplings LOL

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  6. Seeing as how it is only 37 degrees here right now a bowl of this sounds perfect. I have never tried to make my own dumplings but it is on my list of things to try.

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    1. Oh this would be perfect for a cold night like that Laura. I have made the dumplings from scratch but the Bisquick ones make it way easier :)

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  7. I have never had chicken and dumplings. I feel like one of these days I'm going to need to try it. Thanks for an easy recipe :)

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    1. Oh my goodness Lane you are missing out!! I hope you give it a try <3

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  8. Great recipe! I use parsley in my dumplings as well :)

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    1. I just love what the fresh herbs add to the dish don't you?

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  9. Something about dumplings in a soup that just does it for me! Love the fresh parsley! Thanks for sharing.

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    1. I laugh that the soup is just an excuse to have dumplings LOL

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  10. I didn't grow up with dumplings, something my family never made but I make them now and love them. Looks delicious!!

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    1. My Mom used to make them but just use can chicken noodle soup. I still loved them LOL

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  11. Oh my goodness, those dumpling look amazing! I bet my kids will love this recipe too!

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    1. I love that it is a recipe I can make with my kids now :) my son's girlfriend helped me make it this time

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  12. When I'm sick, this is the dish I turn to first. Or when I"m needing comfort. Or when I want something delicious.

    Okay, so I love chicken and dumplings. LOL!

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  13. yum yum yum i love dumplings!! And a recipe using rotisserie chicken! Will try this one out for sure :) Happy Sunday!

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    1. Thanks so much :) I love using rotisserie chicken now, it sames so much time!

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  14. To tell you the truth, I've never had chicken and dumplings! Can you believe it? I definitely have to try this! Thank you for sharing!

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    1. Oh Amy, you don't know what you are missing LOL I hope you give it a try!

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  15. Love love love dumplings! I am so going to give this recipe a try! Perfect for the fall weather that has finally arrived in Atlanta.

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    1. I know I can't wait for the chill in the air so I can start making this dish!!

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  16. I love dumplings in soup - so good! I can understand why your children are excited when you make this soup :) It sounds and looks absolutely fantastic ~ Bea

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  17. This is definitely a perfect soul-warming dish for when the weather gets cool (or yeah, anytime). It sounds amazing!

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    1. Thanks Heather. This is always a dish I turn to when I want some comfort food :)

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  18. This is such a terrific sounding soup Bobbi.One of those dishes that invites you on a chilli evening and warms your soul.

    My weekend Dinner Party is on, please join in :)

    http://www.thelady8home.com/2012/11/01/menu-finds-with-weekend-gala-extravaganza-dinner-party-8/

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  19. I can see why your kids refer to this dish as famous. It looks amazing. I love the herbed dumplings.

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    1. The herbs really do make a difference. I just started adding them a few years ago, but even without them we all crave this dish!!

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  20. lol - I can totally relate, Bobbi. Often times I'll forget how I made a recipe if I don't immediately write it down. Can you believe I've never had chicken and dumplings? I know - it's a shocker. I should change this sad state of being by making your famous version!

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  21. This soup sounds so amazing!!I love the herbed dumplings and the addition of rotisserie chicken sounds like a great idea too :) Bookmarked!

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  22. When I'm going 'wimpy' vegetarian, I like to shred roasted chickens I get at the market too. I love the texture of the shredded chicken in soups and stews. Love this!!

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    1. I am so addicted to using the rotisserie chickens now. I buy them on sale, shred them, and freeze them in 1 cup portions so I can pop them into whatever I want :)

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  23. Love the addition of the herbs to the dumplings

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  24. Chicken & Dumplings is my favorite go-to soup! I eat them year round, and could easily eat them once a week. That is how much I love them. :)

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  25. Amazing! And I would never ever leave the dumplings out - I'd rather make an extra trip to the gym :)

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  26. Oh, I love chicken and dumplings...one of my fond food memories from childhood. And your big dumplings have my mouth watering...YUM! And I'm thrilled that you're going to try my hot fudge pudding cake...I hope you enjoy :)

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    1. Oh I was soooo excited to find your recipe :) you have no idea!!!

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  27. Yum! Great that the dumplings are actually flavored too, great recipe!

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  28. Dumplings can be bland if they don't soak up the broth. Herbs sound like a great addition, Bobbi!

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    1. I agree Cindy. I have had some really bland doughy dumplings before. The herbs really add a fresh flavor :)

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  29. Dumplings are the best part. Even if I was trying to eat healthy, I couldn't keep myself from eating the dumplings. They look so light and fluffy. Delicous!

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    1. I know, how can you go without dumplings right? LOL

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  30. These look great. I love dumpling recipes. Thanks for sharing.
    Exede

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    1. Thank you Heidi! I love them too!!

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  31. Hi Bobby,

    Your dish looks amazing. I love how it's photographed as well.

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    1. Thanks so much Alaiyo!! I have been trying to get better with my photography. I was lucky this day it was not drizzly outside so I could get some natural light :)

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  32. This Chicken dumpling soup looks amazing. I am sure the used of wine has enhanced the taste and I also like you add in with herbs...what a comforting soup!

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    1. I add wine to a lot of my recipes. I am a bit of a wino I think ;)but yes it does add a depth of flavor that I felt my original recipe was lacking. I am so glad you like it!!

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  33. I love that big fat dumpling sitting on top! I can totally relate to translating a little of this and that into an actual recipe--can't just describe everything as "to taste" lol

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    1. I am so glad you understand what I am saying LOL sometimes it is really tough!!

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  34. This is such a fab recipe Bobbi!!! I loved it and thank you so very much for bringing to the party. Needless to say, it featured in the Menu for this weeks fun Dinner Party:
    http://www.thelady8home.com/2012/11/08/menu-finds-with-weekend-gala-extravaganza-dinner-party-9/#

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  35. Thank you so very much Minnie!!!

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  36. Bone-weary and ready to throw my hands in the air because my husband's lost job is stretching us beyond what I thought I could handle. Enter this recipe, along with fresh zucchini tots and I live to fight another day! Thank you!

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    1. So sorry to hear about your husband. Kevin was laid off a few months back so I know where you are coming from!! I am glad you enjoy the recipe :)

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