Chuck and the First Peoples' Kitchen

Chicken Stew & Spoon Dough balls

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Ingredients

Chicken Stew

  • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) olive oil
  • ½ cup (125 ml) carrots, diced
  • ½ cup (125 ml) celery, diced
  • ½ cup (125 ml) onion, diced
  • 2 sprigs of thyme, picked
  • 1 cup (250 ml) pulled meat from a roast chicken
  • 4 cups (2 l) chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper

Spoon dough balls (dumplings)

  • 2 cups (500 ml) all purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons (20 ml) baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) sugar
  • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) salt
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) butter
  • 1 cup (250 ml) milk

Instructions

  1. For the chicken stew, in a saucepan, heat oil and sautée the vegetables. 
  2. Add thyme, chicken and chicken broth.  Season with salt and pepper and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  3. For the spoon dough balls, mix everything together. Drop spoonfuls of dough into the simmering stew, cover and cook for 15 minutes.