Homemade Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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This easy Chicken and Dumplings recipe makes creamy soup filled with fluffy dumplings.

An easy, made from scratch homemade recipe!


– whole chicken – cold water – kosher salt – milk

Cook the Chicken


Add the chicken to a Dutch oven. Cover chicken completely with water, plus about 3 inches.


Bring the chicken to a boil over low heat until the chicken is very tender, approximately 2 hours.

Shred the Chicken


Then remove the chicken from the broth and shred it, returning the shredded chicken to broth, discarding all but the meat.

Bring to a Boil


Add salt to the broth and increase it to medium heat to bring the broth to a boil.

Make the Dumplings


Add the flour and butter to a mixing bowl. Cut the butter into the flour with a pastry blender or two forks.

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