Chicken Stew with Dumplings

    3 hours

    This is my family's favourite meal. It's a white-sauce based chicken stew, with peas, potatoes, celery, carrots and dumplings. This stew is a great winter warmer.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 2 (295g) tins cream of chicken condensed soup
    • 750ml water
    • 120g celery, chopped
    • 2 onions, quartered
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon chicken seasoning
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets
    • 5 carrots, sliced
    • 275g frozen peas
    • 4 potatoes, quartered
    • 360g dumpling mix
    • 325ml milk or as required

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:2hr30min  ›  Ready in:3hr 

    1. In large, heavy pot, combine soup, water, chicken, celery, onion, salt, chicken seasoning and pepper. Cover and cook over low heat about 1 1/2 hours.
    2. Add potatoes and carrots; cover and cook another 30 minutes.
    3. Remove chicken from pot, shred it and return to pot. Add peas and cook only 5 minutes longer.
    4. Add dumplings. To make dumplings: Mix dumpling mix and milk until a soft dough forms. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto BOILING stew. Simmer covered for 10 minutes, then uncover and simmer an additional 10 minutes.

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    Great recipe I did it in the slow cooker and my family loved it.  -  15 Feb 2016


    so nice and creamy, love it  -  25 Nov 2015


    Tasty stew. At first I thought it wasn't going to work but it actually turned out really nice. Just right for winter evening.  -  20 Nov 2014