Homestyle Warmth: Chicken and Dumplings


Dive into the heart of comfort food with our Homestyle Warmth: Chicken and Dumplings. This classic dish is a soul-soothing combination of tender chicken pieces and fluffy, soft dumplings, all simmered in a rich and creamy broth. The savory and lightly seasoned broth perfectly complements the dumplings and chicken, making each spoonful a warm embrace of homestyle flavors.

Homestyle Warmth: Chicken and Dumplings

Time Requirements

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes


  • Serves: 6
  • Serving Size: 1 bowl

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 450 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Fat: 20g


  • Chicken, cut into pieces: 1 (whole)
  • All-purpose flour: 200 grams (1 2/3 cups)
  • Baking powder: 5 grams (1 teaspoon)
  • Butter: 50 grams (1/4 cup)
  • Milk: 120 ml (1/2 cup)
  • Chicken broth: 2 liters (8 cups)
  • Fresh herbs (parsley or thyme): for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

  1. In a large pot, simmer the chicken in broth until cooked through. Remove chicken, shred, and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and a pinch of salt. Cut in the butter and then add milk to form a dough.
  3. Bring the broth to a low boil. Drop spoonfuls of dough into the broth to form dumplings.
  4. Cook until the dumplings are fluffy and cooked through.
  5. Return the shredded chicken to the pot and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Garnish with fresh herbs before serving.

Culinary Tips

  • For a richer broth, sauté onions and garlic before adding the chicken to simmer.
  • Add vegetables like carrots and celery for extra nutrition and flavor.


Can I make this dish with boneless chicken?

Yes, but using a whole chicken adds more flavor to the broth.

How can I store leftovers?

Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Can I freeze chicken and dumplings?

It's best fresh, but you can freeze it. The dumplings may change texture when reheated.

Our Homestyle Warmth: Chicken and Dumplings is more than just a meal; it's a comforting journey back to the simple pleasures of home cooking. Gather your loved ones around the table and share the warmth and joy of this timeless dish. Here's to delicious moments and cherished memories! 🍲🌿🥣