Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: about 15 minutes
In a large pot, heat chicken broth over moderate heat until simmering. Add the carrots and cook 2 minutes. Add the dumplings, cover the pot, and cook for 5 minutes. Add chicken and soy sauce and cook another 3 minutes, or until the soup is hot, the vegetables are tender, and the dumplings are cooked through.
How kids can help: Measure carrots; shred chicken with fingers; count out dumplings.