Chicken and Dumplings

Fill your stomach and warm your soul with this simple dish. It's classic comfort food at its finest.

PREP
15
Minutes
COOKING
2:30
Hrs:Min
SERVES
8
People
CALORIES
320
Per Serving
PROTEIN
29g
Grams

Ingredients

1 package Sanderson Farms® Whole Cut-Up Chicken

1 yellow onion, finely chopped

1 celery stalk, finely chopped

4 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

12 cups water

4 Tablespoons unsalted butter

1/4 cup flour

50 1½" x 1½" frozen dumplings

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Directions

1. Remove giblets.

2. Place chicken pieces, onion, celery, salt, ground black pepper and water in an 8-quart stockpot.

3. Simmer over medium heat 1½ hours or until chicken is tender.

4. Remove chicken and cooking liquid from stockpot reserving 8 cups of the liquid.

5. Remove chicken from cooking liquid. Remove skin and bones from chicken and discard. Pull chicken meat into bite sized pieces and set aside.

6. Melt the butter in the same stockpot.

7. Whisk in the flour and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.

8. Whisk in 8 cups of the reserved cooking liquid and bring to a boil.

9. Add dumplings a few at a time, stirring often. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 35 minutes.

10. Stir in chicken. Heat 5 minutes.

11. Serve.

NUTRITION FACTS

Calories

320

Fat

10g

Saturated Fat

5g

Sodium

870mg

Carbohydrate

25g

Sugars

0g

Protein

29g