We are definitely going back to the basics with this simple but delicious recipe. Southern chicken and dumplings is and old fashioned, ultimate comfort food. Flavorful chicken is boiled in a chicken broth together with made from scratch dumplings. Simplicity at its best.
The ingredient list is ridiculously short, but do not let it fool you. This dish is cozy and nourishing, like a warm hug in a bowl, just like mama made it.
Homemade dumplings are rustic and satisfying. Buttery and carb comforting they are made with a basic flat dumpling dough. The dough its made by combing flour, baking powder, butter and milk, it is then rolled and cut into squares and boiled together with cooked chicken.
The broth is thickened on it on, with the dumpling’s flour. You can use any type of chicken for this dish. Chicken breast or thighs work great it all depends on your personal preferences. You can cook the chicken or use leftover rotisserie from the store.
This classic southern dish is perfect for colder weather months. It is warming and filling and will definitely satisfy your cravings for a comforting, homey meal.
It does take a little bit of time to make it but the steps are easy and in the end you will be rewarded with rich, thick broth filled to the brim with dumpling and chicken. Follow the steps below to make this southern cuisine delight.