Pressed for Thyme Chicken and Dumplings

“Pressed” for “Thyme” Chicken & Dumplings is a 2013 Bisquick Family Favorites Recipe Contest award-winning recipe developed by Heidi Russell, 3rd Place, 2013 San Diego County Fair (CA).

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2/3
cup all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt
3
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
8
bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed
3
tablespoons olive oil
1
large onion, sliced (1 1/2 cups)
3
cups chicken broth
2
cups sliced celery
2
cups sliced carrots
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
2/3
cup milk
  • 1 In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix flour, salt and 1 teaspoon of the fresh thyme (1/3 teaspoon dried). Add chicken to the bag, several pieces at a time, and shake to coat completely. In 5-quart Dutch oven, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium-high heat. Add 4 pieces of chicken; cook 5 to 7 minutes, turning once, until browned. Transfer chicken to plate. Repeat with remaining chicken.
  • 2 Add onion to remaining flour in bag; shake to coat completely. Reduce heat to medium; add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to Dutch oven. Add onion; cook 6 to 7 minutes or until light golden brown. Add chicken back to Dutch oven. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon fresh thyme (1/3 teaspoon dried). Add chicken broth. Heat to boiling; cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer 45 minutes.
  • 3 Add celery, carrots and pepper to Dutch oven. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, milk and remaining 1 teaspoon fresh thyme (1/3 teaspoon dried) until soft dough forms. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto chicken. Cook uncovered 10 minutes. Cover; cook 10 minutes longer.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
1070mg
1070%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.