Chicken and Dumplings

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Linda Mitchell

By
@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

  1. In 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.
  2. For 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.
  3. Add 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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