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chicken and dumplings

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Debra Davidson
Marion, VA

My family like my dumplings and request them periodically.

★★★★★ 1
serves 3-4
prep time 25 Min
cook time 3 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken and dumplings

  • 2-3 chicken breast skinless
  • 1 tbs, chicken base
  • 2-1/2 c. self rising flour
  • 2-3 tbs crisco shortening or you can use oil
  • cold water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 to 1 can evaporated milk or you can use reg. milk if you prefer

How To Make chicken and dumplings

  • 1
    Cook chicken breasts in water cover well. Cook until very tender remove from bone if you don't use boneless. Add th chicken base 1Tbs,to the water when you start chicken.
  • 2
    Mix flour and shortening or oil together. Add very cold water to the mexture to form a firm dough. Roll dough out to thin layer. Cut in strips then small pieces.
  • 3
    Bring broth to a boil drop dumplings in a few at a time until all are in pot. Adjust temp so dumplings don't boil over cook 10-15 minutes uncovered cover lightly another 10-15 min. add milk stir occ. season with salt and pepper. Add shreddednor small pieces of chicken.

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