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Fast & Easy Dinner: Chicken with Cornmeal Dumplings

Fast & Easy Dinner: Chicken with Cornmeal Dumplings

If you're a fan of comforting chicken dishes, make this meal tonight. Chicken pot pie meets chicken and dumplings in this scrumptious recipe. With the help of packaged cornbread twists, the dish comes together simply and quickly. The recipe calls for two cups of frozen vegetables, but fresh asparagus, carrots, and onions would be equally delicious. To check out the recipe,

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Chicken with Cornmeal Dumplings

Chicken with Cornmeal Dumplings

Chicken with Cornmeal Dumplings

Ingredients

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. ground sage
12 oz. skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 Tbsp. cooking oil
2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
1 14-oz. can reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup milk
1 11.5-oz. pkg. refrigerated cornbread twists
1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. In resealable bag combine flour, sage, and 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper.
  3. Cut chicken in bite-size pieces. Add to bag; coat.
  4. In skillet over medium-high heat stir and brown chicken in hot oil for 2 minutes.
  5. In colander, run cold water over vegetables. Add vegetables along with broth and milk to chicken. Bring to boiling; stir.
  6. Divide chicken-vegetable mixture among four small baking dishes.
  7. Separate corn bread strips; place four strips over chicken-vegetable mixture in each dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
  8. Bake 9 to 10 minutes.

Serves 4.

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aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
I'd try it.
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 7 years
You could also use biscuits instead of the corn bread.
sonnabobble sonnabobble 7 years
this looks so tasty...i hope i can find the twists!
ALSW ALSW 7 years
Thanks, party! I hope my grocery store carries them. Last time we were in there they didn't have a lot of the Pillsbury products.
partysugar partysugar 7 years
Girls, I did some research. Apparently Pillsbury makes cornbread twists. Hope that helps!
Jude-C Jude-C 7 years
Yuuuum! I know what's for dinner tonight! I wonder if those croissant-style dinner rolls would work? I always like that kind of buttery pastry with a chicken gravy sort of thing.
ALSW ALSW 7 years
I've never heard of them either. I'll have to look. Otherwise I'll just use breadsticks or something.
CoconutPie CoconutPie 7 years
This sounds so yummy. What could I use instead of cornbread twists? I'll never have find anything close to that here in Quebec...
kiwitwist kiwitwist 7 years
this does sound good. Never heard of cornbread twists though. I will have to keep an eye out.
ALSW ALSW 7 years
Looks good! Much easier than traditional chicken and dumplings or chicken pot pie.
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