Meat and Poultry Soups

Chicken Dumpling Soup

Warm chicken dumpling soup for the cold evenings.

Chicken Dumpling Soup

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By Yelena Strokin Serves: 6-8
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes


  • For the chicken dumplings:
  • 1 lb. chicken meat, either ground or skinned, boned and coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp. minced ginger
  • 1 egg 
  • 3-4 Tbsp. chopped scallions
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • For the soup:
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 5-6 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • chives, chopped



Place chicken, ginger, egg, seasonings, and scallions in a food processor bowl.  Mix until the mixture becomes a coarse paste.  Form dumplings by gently rolling chicken mixture in cupped hands to create balls, approximately 1/2” in diameter.


In a large sauce pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, celery, and carrots. Cook for 5 minutes. Stir occasionally. Add the potatoes and chicken stock. Bring to a boil. Then cover, lower the heat, and simmer for 15 minutes.


Once the soup base has cooked down for 15 minutes, bring the temperature back up to a boil. Then drop the prepared chi chin dumplings into the soup. Simmer 10 minutes, until the chicken and dumplings are cooked through. Add some chopped chives and serve hot or warm.

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    Rosa's Yummy Yums
    April 28, 2014 at 5:53 pm

    Delicious, healthy and comforting! A lovely soup.



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    April 28, 2014 at 7:54 pm

    Such comfort and warmth is this soup. Blessings, Catherine xo

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    La Table De Nana
    April 28, 2014 at 8:16 pm

    Your little goldfish add touch of whimsy!

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    Regina Melo-Jocknevich
    April 29, 2014 at 2:28 am

    I love soup, thanks to them I get some extra pounds in the winter…

    I've never this kind of soup and it looks tempting, and your photos as always are beautiful.

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    Angie Schneider
    April 29, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    This is a meal itself! It looks comforting and very tasty.

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    April 30, 2014 at 10:34 am

    The evenings are really getting bit colder here, so such soup would be just perfect!

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