Jamaican Chicken & Dumpling Soup
Is it just me but the cold dreary months my kiddos and I crave hearty soups to combat the weather. I learned to make this soup years ago from my mom in law so here it is the yummiest soup ever ever and my kids request this all the time.
- 3 Chicken thighs (but you can totally sub with chicken breast as well)
- 2 sprigs of scallions
- 2 sprigs of thyme
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 2 medium carrots (you can also add other veggies, but my picky kiddos don't so LOL)
- Grace's Coq soup mix
- salt/pepper to taste
- 7 or 8 cups of water
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 2 cups of All-Purpose
- 1 cup of water
- 2 tsp of salt
Fill the pot (I used a dutch oven) with roughly 7- 8 cups of water
Add chicken thighs
Put in sprigs of scallions, Thyme, and garlic (you can put in whole and remove after)
Put in Grace's Coq soup mix
Stir and bring to a boil
Combine all-purpose flour and salt together
Slowly add water until the mixture forms together into a somewhat dough-like texture
Let the dough sit for about 10 minutes
After the dough has rested. Start forming little dumpling-like shapes and start placing them into the semi-boiling pot of chicken stock
Stir the pot occasionally so the dumpling doesn't stick to the bottom of the dutch oven
Let the mixture cook for about 15-20 minutes.
Serve and enjoy.
This is by far one of the easiest but oh-so delicious soups that my kids crave all the time and especially when they're sick. We hope you give this one a try. P.S. Check out our free library of free printables and activities. I'll be slowly adding more to it. We'd love for you to subscribe to our blog. XOXO.