4Skinless boneless chicken breast halves, cubed, or more as needed
1Bay leaf, optional
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 1/2cupsAll-purpose flour
1 1/2tspWhite sugar
Combine chicken broth, chicken breast cubes, onion, carrots, celery, bay leaf (optional), salt, and pepper in a large pot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover pot, and simmer until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the vegetables are tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
Stir together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in medium size bowl. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in milk to make a soft dough.
Drop the dough by spoonfuls into simmering stew. Cover and simmer 15 minutes without lifting lid.