Chicken & Dumplings
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Chicken and Dumplings is as simple and down home as it gets. It’s a humble and unassuming dish that carries within it a great deal of comfort and yes even love.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp of cold butter
  • ½ cup milk
  1. Bring chicken stock to a simmer and add shredded chicken. Let simmer while preparing the dumplings.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Cut in the butter with a pastry blender or by hand until mixture resembles large bread crumbs.
  4. Add milk and gently mix until all ingredients come together. This should be a very sticky dough.
  5. Using a tablespoon, scoop up the dough and drop it spoonful by spoonful into the simmering broth.
  6. Let cook for 10 minutes and then cover and let cook for 10 more minutes.
Recipe by San Pasqual’s Kitchen at