Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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If you want to talk about an incredible recipe, let’s talk about these Chicken and Dumplings, because, wow.  These are Drop Biscuit style dumplings with fresh chopped vegetables and breast meat from a roasted chicken.  The dumplings are seasoned with herbs and the roasted chicken was marinated in a 24 hour brine, so this recipe is incredible.

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Growing up, I didn’t much like dumplings; at least the way my Mom made’em.  I’d dare say they even made me feel sick.  So when I started out recreating this recipe I had one simple goal in mind; make something I LOVE!  So I roasted the best chicken I could make, I made the best vegetable soup I could come up with and I added the best drop biscuit recipe I had and Viola, this Chicken and Dumplings recipe was born.

If you need a roasted chicken recipe or you need to learn how to carve one, check out the few listed below:

Tin Can Chicken Brine
Jerk Chicken
Cantonese Chicken
Beer Can Chicken
How to Carve a Whole Chicken

Chicken and Dumpling Ingredients:

Dumpling Dough

2 1/2 cups Flour, plus more if needed
3/4 cup Milk,
2 tbsp Butter
1 tbsp Baking Powder
1 1/2 tsp Salt
2 Large Eggs
1/4 cup Fresh Parsley, chopped
1 tsp Ground Sage
1/2 tsp Dill

Chicken Soup

2 1/2 qts Chicken or Vegetable Broth(water and Bouillon is fine)
2 Chicken Breasts, cooked and chopped
2 tbsp Olive Oil
2 tblsp Butter
1/2 Cup carrots, grated
4 Garlic Cloves, chopped
2 Celery Stocks, chopped
1 large leeks, white part only, chopped
1 Onion, chopped
2 tbsp Flour, up to a 1/2 cup for thick soups
1/4 Fresh Parsley, chopped
1 tsp Sage, ground
1 tsp Rosemary, ground
1/2 tsp Dill

Shrimp Dumplings and Dipping Sauce

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If you love Shrimp, you’re going to love these Shrimp Dumplings.  They’re a lot like Gyoza, or what most people call Pot Stickers, only better.  Just imagine biting into one of the largest seasoned Prawns you can think of.  Now picture it wrapped in a Steamed Wonton Wrapper and pan fried to perfection.  I don’t know about you but that’s my idea of great recipe.  The only thing missing is something to dip them in but don’t worry I’ve got you covered.  As a bonus, I’ve included a Potsticker/Shrimp Dumpling Sauce recipe down below, with a video tutorial to go along with it, so there’s no room for error.  After you try that you’ll never eat Pot Stickers or Shrimp Dumplings again without it!

Shrimp Dumplings Ingredients:

2 lbs Ground or Minced Shrimp
1 pkg Wanton Wraps (Nasoya)
1 chopped Green Onion
1 tbsp fresh Cilantro
2 tsp fresh chopped Ginger
1/4 cup chopped julienne Bell Pepper
1/4 cup chopped Carrot
2 chopped Garlic Cloves
1 tbsp Soy Sauce
2 tsp Sesame Oil
1 tsp White or Black Pepper (Which ever you have)

Potsticker and Shrimp Dumplings
Dipping Sauce Ingredients:

1 part Sugar
1 part Warm Water
1 part Soy Sauce
1/2 part Rice Wine Vinegar
1 chopped Garlic Clove
1/2 fresh chopped Cilantro
1/8 tsp Chili Flakes or Chili Oil

Follow the video tutorials and enjoy your Shrimp Dumplings and Dipping Sauce.