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Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Easy Chicken and Dumplings

82 Ratings
82 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 2 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

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.

Ingredients

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

Directions

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

Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe (257g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 237
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Sodium 789 mg
Carbohydrates 24 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 26 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 101 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 407 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 237
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 3 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 4 mg
Cholesterol 66 mg
Carbohydrates 24 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 26 g
Minerals
Calcium 101 mg
Potassium 407 mg
Sodium 789 mg
Copper 138 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 29 mg
Phosphorus 263 mg
Selenium 32 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 15 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.6 mg
Vitamin B12 0.3 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Folate 89 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 10 mg
Choline 61 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 2 ounces
Protein Foods 2 1/2 ounces

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I added 1 shredded carrot and i stem of celery(diced) to this recipe to give it more color, my clients found it delightful and wanted to make it again!
03/06/06
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