Down Home Chicken And Dumplings Recipe

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Down Home Chicken and Dumplings

Debby DeRousse

By
@gma07

This was my Mother's recipe. She made the best Chicken and Dumplings. I thought the recipe was lost until I asked a family member who tracked it down for me. Hang onto your loved ones recipes cause once they are gone, they may be hard to find.


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Serves:

6-8

Ingredients

3 lb
chicken fryer
2 qt
cold water or chicken stock
1 Tbsp
salt
1 tsp
pepper
6 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
shortening
1/4 c
milk
3/4-1 c
water
1
egg, slightly beaten

Directions Step-By-Step

1
cook chicken in water or broth with the 1 tablespoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of pepper until tender. Remove from stove and let cool. Remove meat from bones and cut into 2-3 inch pieces. Save stock.
2
mix 3 cups flour, baking powder, salt and shortening together, add milk,water and egg. this will make a sticky paste. turn out on remaining 3 cups of flour on a board until it becomes a large ball. Roll out to 1/8 inch thickness. cut into strips 3 inches long then tear each strip into pieces.Heat stock to a rolling boil and drop dough pieces into stock. cover for 25 minutes. Add chicken pieces to pot. Do not Stir, but shake the pot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy