Sweet and Salty Dropped Dumplings with Raisins


  • Ingredients for Broth:

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup onion, small dice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ginger, freshly grated
  • 1/4 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ChiquitaTM Banana Bread Mix
  • 6 cups water
  • 6 cubes/teaspoons chicken bouillon
  • Ingredients for Dumplings:

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup ChiquitaTM Banana Bread Mix
  • 1/3 cup low-fat milk
  • Equipment:
    Medium Soup Pot
    Rubber Spatula
    Mixing bowl
    1/2 Teaspoon


    For the broth:
    Melt butter in sauce pan then add onion, garlic, ginger, and salt and pepper. Saute until onions become transluscent.
    Add 1 tablespoon of Sun-Maid raisins and stir about 15 seconds. Save second tablespoon of raisins for topping.
    Add in tablespoon of ChiquitaTM Banana Bread Mix and mix well, forming a roux.
    Stir in 6 cups of water, let water come to a boil.
    Add chicken bouillon and stir.

    For the dumplings:
    Combine all ingredients and stir until a soft dough forms.
    Using a ½ teaspoon, drop dumplings into boiling broth.
    Cover pot and cook approximately 4 minutes, until dumplings float.
    Serve broth and dumplings topped with Sun-Maid Raisins.

    Makes: 20 dumplings