Instant Pot Chicken & Dumplings

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  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 yellow onion (diced)
  • 2 large carrots (peeled and diced, with leafy tops reserved)
  • 3 stalks celery (sliced into 1/4″ pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon crushed garlic
  • 6 cups reduced sodium chicken broth (I used 2 tbsp of Chicken Better Than Bouillon + 6 cups of water)
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup sherry wine (if you leave it out, add in another 1/2 cup of broth)
  • 1/2 tablespoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon poultry seasoning (salt-free)
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • whole chicken (3-4 lbs, chopped into pieces with skin on)
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch (+ 3 tbsp of water to form a slurry)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder (NOT to be confused with baking soda!)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium98% DV2340mg
    Fat66% DV43g
    Protein171% DV87g
    Carbs16% DV49g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories960Calories from Fat390
    Total Fat43g66%
    Saturated Fat24g120%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat390
    Total Carbohydrate49g16%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A150%
    Vitamin C10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Patrice B. a month ago
    This is certainly not a 30-minute-weeknight-recipe! The 65 minute estimate is about right! I cut some corners on this one but it did come out well. I only sautéd up onions at the start then added frozen mixed vegetables later when I stirred the pulled chicken back into the pot. I also added in more spices (lots of parsley, pepper, and Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning Salute). No cornstarch, so I used a bit of flour with water instead. The recipe for the dumplings was great and super easy. I left them a little more thick than recommended but liked the way they cooked up. I’ll try this recipe again in winter and try to make big batch.
    Kellie Ogle 2 months ago
    Oh my goodness! This was my first time making dumplings and I was nervous. They turned out perfect. Instead of using store bought poultry seasoning I made my own. Very flavorful!
    Kim Stenberg 3 months ago
    This recipe did not disappoint. My family raved about it
    Kim Maguire 5 months ago
    This was fantastic- even the dumplings were easier than I expected!
    McCurdy 5 months ago
    Seriously delicious and a repeat. It is time consuming to make.
    Katrina Cheli 6 months ago
    did not have thyme or celery still was amazing. also for the dumplings used cold water accent season salt and butter. truely a wounderful recipe. husband loves it. And thats someting since he is a southrener and im a yankie. :)