Herbed Chicken & Dumplings

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces skinless boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 3/4 cup (1/4 inch) diagonally cut celery
  • 1/2 cup (1/4 inch) diagonally cut carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 parsley sprigs
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 1/4 ounces all purpose flour (~1/2 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup 1% low fat milk

Directions:

  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray.
  2. Add chicken to pan and cook 4 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  3. Add celery, carrots, onion, thyme, parsley sprigs, and bay leaf to the pan & saute 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
  4. Return chicken to pan and cook 1 minute.
  5. Add broth to pan and bring to boil.
  6. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  7. Combine flour, chopped parsley, baking powder, and salt.
  8. Add milk, stirring until just moist.
  9. Spoon heaping teaspoons into broth.
  10. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until dumplings are done.
  11. Discard parsley sprigs and bay leaf.

Note: The dumplings are not the best but the chicken and broth mixture are very good.

  • Servings: 2 (2 cups each)
  • Calories: 285
  • Fat: 5g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • WW Points: 5

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