Instant pot chicken and dumplings recipe. This is one of my favorite recipes. The chicken and dumplings recipe is comfort food with a lot of flavors. Using an Instant Pot makes the recipe much easier and quick to prepare.
Benefits of Using an Instant Pot
The Instant Pot is a kitchen appliance that cooks food in a fraction of the time. The device has been around for decades but became more popular after it was featured on TV cooking shows.
The Instant Pot is a multi-cooker that can be used as a pressure cooker, rice cooker, slow cooker, yogurt maker, and more. It has seven functions and six built-in safety features.
It’s easy to use and the results are amazing!
Why is chicken with dumplings so popular?
The dish is popular because it is perfect comfort food. The chicken is cooked in an instant pot, which makes it tender and juicy. It is served with a flavorful, but not too spicy, gravy. And the dumplings are soft and fluffy, as well as full of flavor.
What is the best kind of bread for instant pot chicken and dumplings?
The best kind of bread for instant pot chicken and dumplings is the kind that can withstand high temperatures.
It is not a coincidence that the word “dumplings” in the question is spelled with two “L”s because they are often made from dough. The dough has a higher tolerance to heat than bread does, so it would be a good idea to use the dough for this dish.
Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
You may also like:
- 1 large boneless and skinless chicken breast, halved
- 6 cups (1.5 L) chicken broth
- 1/2 yellow onion, chunked
- 2 celery ribs, halved
- salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- Chopped green onions, for garnish
- To Make Dumplings:
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1¼ teaspoons salt1 cup (250 ml) plus 2 tablespoons (30 ml) milk
Place chicken halves in an electric instant pot. Add chicken broth, celery, and onion.
Close the pot and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 3 minutes.
Meanwhile, prepare the dumplings: In a mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, and milk. Stir until; well combined.
Turn the dough onto a floured surface and knead it until it becomes smooth, for about 5 minutes.
Using a pizza cutter, cut the dough into strips or squares.
Using the Quick Release method, bring pressure to normal. Carefully unlock and open the lid.
Discard chunked onions and celery. Remove cooked chicken from the cooker and transfer it to a plate.
Add dough to a hot broth. Stir well.
Switch the pot to saute function and simmer the broth and dumplings until dumplings are cooked through and broth thickened., for about 15-20 minutes.
Shred the chicken and return it to the instant pot. Mix well to combine.
Season to taste with salt and black pepper.