Chicken Dumpling Soup Recipe

Step 1

Combine the chopped chicken, egg whites, lemon rind, nutmeg, parsley, salt, and pepper together in a bowl. Mix well and shape into 1 1/2-inch dumplings. Roll the dumplings in the flour. In the meantime, bring the broth t a gentle boil, then add the lemon juice. Add half the dumplings, spooning them in one at a time. Cover and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove the dumplings with a slotted spoon, place in a soup dish and keep warm while cooking the remaining dumplings. Serve 3 or 4 dumplings in a soup dish and cover with broth for each serving.

Makes: 4 servings.

EAT RIGHT, EAT WELL--THE ITALIAN WAY; Edward Giobbi and Richard Wolff M.D.; Knopf; 1985

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Finely chopped cooked
  • -chicken
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 1tb Grated lemon rind
  • 1/2ts Ground nutmeg
  • 2tb Minced Italian parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • -balck pepper
  • Flour
  • 2qt Chicken broth
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

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