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Chicken Stew with Dumplings Recipe

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

A hearty classic chicken and dumplings stew with a creamy sauce for a cold Fall meal.


Dumplings Ingredients

  • 2 cups Bisquick mix
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup apple juice

Base for Sauce

  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons Bisquick


  • 1 whole roasted chicken skinned and torn into large chunks
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup sliced frozen carrots
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium bowl mix Bisquick, butter, apple juice, and  milk until the dough is just moistened and forms a soft dough.   For tender dumplings, do not over mix the dough.
  2. Set a side the dumpling mix for while preparing the sauce. In a 4-5 quart Dutch Oven or Stockpot heat the milk and stir in 2 tablespoons of Bisquick Mix .  This will be the base for a sauce.
  3. Add the carrots and let cook on medium heat for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the chicken stock, peas, and cooked chicken. Bring sauce to a simmer.
  5. Use a spoon or cookie scoop to drop the dough onto stew, don’t push it down into the liquid.
  6. Cook uncovered over low heat 10 minutes, cover and cook for an additional 15 minutes


Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 547Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 52mgSodium: 1300mgCarbohydrates: 62gFiber: 4gSugar: 15gProtein: 25g

The nutritional information provided here are estimates and are not calculated by a registered dietitian.

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