Chicken and Dumplings with Bisquick®

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons clarified butter
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 5new potatoes, chopped
  • 2carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • ½red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) cancondensed cream of mushroom soup
  • ½ (10 ounce) package frozen corn
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup baking mix (such as Bisquick®)
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken thighs in the hot butter until no longer pink in the centers, 5 to 7 minutes per side. Remove chicken and let cool, about 5 minutes. Shred or cut into small pieces and set aside.

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  • Step 2

    Place bacon in a medium skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels, reserving 1 tablespoon bacon grease in the skillet. Let bacon cool slightly, about 5 minutes; crumble and set aside.

  • Step 3

    Scrape chicken drippings from the the skillet into a stockpot or Dutch oven. Cook potatoes, carrots, celery, red onion, and garlic in the pot over medium heat until onion is soft and transparent, about 5 minutes. Stir in chicken, reserved bacon grease, broth, 1 cup milk, mushroom soup, corn, paprika, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat and let stew simmer for 20 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Mix baking mix and milk for dumplings together to form a sticky dough. Drop by spoonfuls into stew. Cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Cover and continue to cook until dumplings are set, about 10 minutes more. Serve stew with a garnish of crumbled bacon.

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