Recipe Tip: Chicken Soup with Bread Dumplings

Recipe Tip: Chicken Soup with Bread Dumplings

Top Recipe for 6 Persons. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. A classic chicken soup made even more tasty with the addition of bread dumplings.



    1. Step 1

      Mix breadcrumbs with milk and chill for 20 minutes.
    2. Step 2

      Beat the room temperature butter until fluffy and gradually add the egg and egg white.
    3. Step 3

      Add salt, pepper, a pinch of nutmeg and parsley.
    4. Step 4

      Add the soaked breadcrumbs, mix well, cover and leave to stand in the fridge for 20 minutes.
    5. Step 5

      Form small, firm, dumplings (approx. 3cm in diameter) with wet hands and leave covered in the fridge for 20 minutes.
    6. Step 6

      Before serving, bring salted water to the boil, put in the dumplings, turn down the heat and leave to stand for a good 10 minutes, then lift out.
    7. Step 7

      Cut the soup vegetables into large pieces, and halve the unpeeled onions.
    8. Step 8

      Bring a pot of water to a boil, blanch the whole chicken in it for 2 minutes and empty out the water.
    9. Step 9

      Place the chicken with the vegetables and the halved onions in a not too big pot of cold water.
    10. Step 10

      Add salt (approx. 2-3 tsp), bay leaf, peppercorns, allspice, juniper and 2-3 sprigs of parsley and bring to the boil. Simmer for about 1.5 hours at low heat.
    11. Step 11

      Remove the chicken from the soup and leave to cool slightly. Strain the soup through a large sieve.
    12. Step 12

      Remove the spices and parsley and cut the soup vegetables into smaller cubes. Peel the skin off the chicken and remove the meat from the bones.
    13. Step 13

      Cut the larger pieces into bite-sized pieces and chop the smaller ones.
    14. Step 14

      Clean the soup pot and add 70g of butter.
    15. Step 15

      Once the butter has melted, stir in the flour and cook over a low heat for 5 minutes, stirring. The flour must not brown!
    16. Step 16

      Then pour in the wine and chicken soup and whisk well.
    17. Step 17

      Bring to the boil, add the prepared ingredients (meat, vegetables, chopped parsley), season with grated nutmeg, salt, pepper and pour in the cream.
    18. Step 18

      Bring to the boil, put in the dumplings, heat through and serve.
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