Hungarian Chicken Dumpling Soup

chicken dumpling soup

 🍴  Servings: 4

🥣 Category: Soup

💪 Difficulty Level: 4/5 

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The perfect chicken dumpling soup

Your family will love this sensational Hungarian chicken dumpling soup! Soft and delicious chicken dumplings, a strong and very tasty broth and wonderful vegetables make up this exceptional soup recipe. Prepare it and enjoy the flavors!


  • 1 whole chicken breast with bones
  • 1 whole chicken backbone
  • 3 carrots
  • 1 parsley root
  • 1/2 celery root
  • 1/2 yellow wax pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 head of onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 head of kohlrabi
  • 20 black pepper seeds
  • salt
  • soup pasta

For dumplings:

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • salt&pepper


  1. Separate all the meat from the chicken breast and place meat in the fridge.
  2. Boil the breast bone and backbone in 12 cups of water. Remove the “egg white foam” from the surface of the water and reduce the heat to low.
  3. Add the vegetables, salt and peppercorns. Cook over a low heat for 2.5-3 hours.
  4. Drain the broth and return to the heat. Set aside carrots.
  5. Thoroughly blend the diced chicken breast with an egg, breadcrumbs and spices. Form small balls from the mixture and place them in the boiling stock. Cook until they rise to the top of the soup.
  6. Serve the dumplings with the broth, the sliced carrots and the cooked soup noodles. Enjoy your chicken dumpling soup!

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