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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1Rinse chicken, and place into large pot.
Cover with water.
Add salt, pepper and onion powder
Bring to boil, and cook until very tender
2Remove 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
3Add 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
4Placed 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