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:
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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

Step-By-Step

1Squirrel

2Skin the squirrel then cut in half. Boil in water seasoned generously with salt and pepper for about 15 minutes.

3Touch 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.

4Dumplings

5Sift 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).

6Lay 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.

7Bring 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.

8Drop 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.

9Get 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