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Chicken & Dumplings…Like Grammy Used to Make

Ready in 30 Minutes


IN YOUR BOX

MAIN:
local chicken tenders (Red Bird Farms)
buttermilk
local egg (Good Natured Family Farms)
dumpling mix (Happy Food Co.)
butter balls
organic extra virgin olive oil packets
mirepoix (carrot, celery, onion)
organic chicken broth concentrate
chopped parsley
garlic salt


FROM YOUR KITCHEN

baking sheet
cutting board and knife
liquid measuring cup
medium bowl or stand mixer bowl
pastry cutter or stand mixer paddle (or food processor)
large dutch oven or stockpot
liquid measuring cup
2 large spoons
salt and pepper


1. BAKE THE CHICKEN

PREHEAT the oven to 400 degrees.

PLACE chicken tenders on greased baking sheet.

PRE-BAKE chicken on middle rack for 10 minutes or until cooked though (no pink inside) and remove from oven.

CUT baked chicken into bite-sized pieces on cutting board. Set aside.


2. MAKE THE DUMPLING DOUGH

WHISK together the buttermilk and egg in liquid measuring cup.

ADD dumpling mix to medium bowl or stand mixer bowl. Add butter and cut with pastry cutter or stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment (or a food professor) until dumpling mix resembles a coarse meal.

POUR buttermilk and egg mixture into dumpling mixture and mix until  just combined to make a rough dough.


3. MAKE THE CHICKEN BROTH

WARM olive oil in large dutch oven or stockpot over medium-high heat.

ADD mirepoix and sauté until golden, season with salt and pepper.
(★ What’s mirepoix? See note below.)

ADD chicken, 4 cups of water, chicken broth concentrate and parsley to sautéed mirepoix. Re-season with salt and pepper. ★TIP: For soupier chicken & dumplings, add more water to broth.

★ Mire-Whaaaaa?  That’s mirepoix, pronounced “meer-pwah.” This is a fancy French word for diced veggies (typically carrot, celery and onion) that add a base layer of flavor. Mirepoix is typically cooked over gentle heat to sweeten and soften the dish. 


4. PUT IT ALL TOGETHER, SERVE & ENJOY!

FORM dumpling dough into 2-3 inch balls with 2 large spoons and drop onto surface of chicken broth.

REDUCE heat to medium-low, cover with lid and cook for 15 minutes or until dumplings are cooked through. Taste and season as needed with garlic salt and pepper.

SERVE the chicken and dumplings in bowls and enjoy! 

 

 

★TIP: Please recycle your dinner kit packaging. Our containers are made of plant-based materials and can be composted.


DRINK PAIRINGS

Wine: Bridlewood Estate Winery Chardonnay (Monterey County)
Offers tropical fruit and floral notes with hints of vanilla and spice. This Chardonnay also offers flavors of baked apple, lemon and white peach accentuated by touches of spice and honey.

Beer: Boulevard KC Pils
This full-flavored American lager is 100% malt and  unpasteurized with real hop character. It’s the taste of tradition

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Good Food for Real People

At Happy Food Co., we source our ingredients from the finest local and regional suppliers so you can feel great about what you’re putting on the table.

We know that eating well is important to you, and we’re delighted to be part of your evening dinner. Hope you enjoy this meal as much as we loved designing it for you.

— Chef K

 

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