Boiled Squirrels And Dumplings Recipe

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Boiled Squirrels and Dumplings

Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

If you can't find squirrel the rabbit will work just fine.


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Rating:

Serves:

2

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
5 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
3 Tbsp
butter crisco
2 c
buttermilk
1/4 stick
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Squirrel
2
Skin the squirrel then cut in half. Boil in water seasoned generously with salt and pepper for about 15 minutes.
3
Touch with fork to make sure it is tender. Then take out squirrel from the broth and add a large can of evaporated milk and ½ stick of butter. Allow to simmer while making your dumplings.
4
Dumplings
5
Sift all dry ingredients. Add Crisco and mix with a pastry blender. Add buttermilk a little at a time stirring the mixture until a soft ball forms (like the consistency of biscuit dough).
6
Lay out wax paper or a pastry sheet and sprinkle with flour. Make dough into four balls and roll each ball out thin. If dough is too sticky add more flour. Cut into squares with a knife.
7
Bring squirrel broth and pet milk to a boil. Make sure there is enough in the pot to fill at least half the pot. If there is not, add more water.
8
Drop dumplings into boiling broth a handful at a time. When they are all in, turn down heat to low, put lid on the pot and let simmer for 15 minutes.
9
Get out a bowl, add some dumplings and squirrel and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Wild Game
Main Ingredient: Wild Game
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom