Chicken and dumplings

Phyllis Roarty

By
@phyllee929

My children grew up eating and loving this. I have used this recipe for forty years, and my grown children still ask for it! It is such a great comfort food.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 c
self rising flour
1/3 c
shortening
3/4 c
boiling chicken broth
1 tsp
onion powder
1/2 tsp
pepper
1 1/2 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Rinse chicken, and place into large pot.
Cover with water.
Add salt, pepper and onion powder
Bring to boil, and cook until very tender
2
Remove chicken, and cut into bite-sized pieces to cool quicker
Place flour into large bowl, and add shortening
Cut shortening in with fork, until mixed well
Take 3/4 cup hot chicken broth, and mix into flour, forming a stiff dough
3
Add chicken back to broth on a low simmer
Place dough on floured surface, and roll to 1/8 inch thickness
Flour top of dough
Cut into strips about 1 inch long and 3/4 inch wide
4
Placed floured dumplings in the slow simmering broth
push down lightly, so all dumplings go under the broth for a second.
Cover and cook, very lightly simmering for 8 minutes.
Turn heat off, And allow to sit 15 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #comfort, #food, #Dinners