Chicken and Dumplings

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Linda Mitchell

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@lindakac

My grannies recipe ,in the recipe i use the term hen for chicken, thats, what my grannie called it. On her little farm in the mountains she had a "chicken coupe" and she would say to me....goin out to get a hen for supper. She was a fine lady with good Christian values.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8 to 10
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

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1
whole hen
salt and pepper to taste
3 c
self rising flour
1 tsp
salt
1 c
water
1
egg
6 to 8 c
chicken broth

How to Make Chicken and Dumplings

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large pot boil the hen in water for 2 hours.Add about 8 cup water. Add additional water as needed. Drain hen reserving the broth. While boiling the hen i like to skim the fat that rises to surface. Remove hen, cool and cut hen into pieces.
  • 2For the dumplings....in a large bowl, sift together the flour and salt. Gradually add the water. Stir in egg. Knead the dough throughly and roll out onto a floured surface. Cut the dough into strips about 1 1/2 inch strip and drop in boiling chicken broth. Cover and simmer about 5 to 10 minutes.
  • 3Add more salt and pepper to taste.

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About Chicken and Dumplings

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Hashtags: #dumplings, #homemade




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