Homemade Chicken and Dumplin's

Amanda Spencer

By
@goodcookinmama

I got this recipe from my mother. This recipe was passed down in my dad's family from his step-grandmother. It's always a hit in my house!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
water
1 Tbsp
shortening
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder
2-3 c
all purpose flour
1 medium
chicken, whole
3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
water, enough to boil and for broth

NOTE: IF MORE BROTH IS NEEDED ADD CANNED BROTH OR WATER AND A CHICKEN BOUILLON CUBE

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil chicken with water, 3/4 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. black pepper until done. (about 1 hour) Then remove from broth and debone.
2
In a mixing bowl, add salt, baking powder, shortening, 1 cup water and enough flour (about 2 cups) to make a dough. Note: May add a little yellow food coloring to mixture before adding flour, if desired.
3
Roll out dough VERY THIN on floured surface and cut into strips; about 1" wide and 3" long. Parchment paper works great for rolling out dough.
4
Add the strips of dough (dumplins) to the boiling chicken broth. Boil about 20 min. Stirring occasionally. Add chicken; season with additional salt and pepper to taste. Note: may add 1 chicken bouillon cube or 1/4 tsp of poultry seasoning, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids