Recipe - Easy Chicken and Dumplings

PROMO - Cooking at Home - cutting vegetables
Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Makes:   2 servings 

These easy dumplings only need 4 ingredients. Drop them into the hot chicken broth mixture and cook them for 15 minutes. What a simple and quick meal for a busy night.


2 tablespoons flour (all purpose)
2 tablespoons water
1 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
1 cup chicken, cooked and diced
  salt (1/4 teaspoon, optional)
1 dash black pepper
1/3 cup flour (all purpose)
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons non-fat milk


1. Mix 2 tablespoons flour and water in a pan until smooth.

2. Slowly stir in broth.

3. Cook over medium heat until thickened.

4. Add chicken, salt (optional) and pepper.

Make Dumplings:

5. Combine 1/3 cup flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl. Stir in milk until dough forms.

6. Drop dumpling dough from a Tablespoon onto gently boiling chicken mixture, making 4 dumplings.

7. Cover pan tightly and cook slowly for 15 minutes without lifting the lid.

Source: University of Illinois, Extension Service, Wellness Ways Resource Book

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 290 

Total Fat 8 g

Saturated Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 65 mg

Sodium 520 mg

Total Carbohydrate 24 g

Dietary Fiber 1 g

Total Sugars 1 g

Added Sugars included N/A 

Protein 25 g

Vitamin D N/A 

Calcium N/A 

Iron N/A 

Potassium N/A 

N/A - data is not available