Anne’S Chicken And Dumplings Recipe


Anne's Chicken and Dumplings is a comforting and delicious dish that is perfect for any time of the year. This classic recipe combines tender chicken, flavorful broth, and fluffy dumplings for a hearty and satisfying meal. The prep time for this dish is 20 minutes and the cook time is 1 hour and 30 minutes.


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped


  1. In a large pot, heat some oil over medium heat. Add the chicken pieces and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, add the carrots, celery, onion, and garlic. Cook until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken broth, bay leaf, dried thyme, and black pepper to the pot. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and return the chicken to the pot. Cover and simmer for 1 hour, or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  5. While the chicken is simmering, prepare the dumplings. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in the cold butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  6. Stir in the milk until just combined. Do not overmix.
  7. Drop spoonful