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chicken and dumplings

(1 rating)
Recipe by
jeanne fowler
ducktown, TN

Almost all the family love chicken and dumplings.I overheard my great grand kids, on the way home from church, saying, I hope memaw has chicken pie...oh no, I hope she has dumplings. Maybe she'll have both!!!

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For chicken and dumplings

  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, cold
  • 21/4 c
    self rising flour
  • 3 can
    (14.5) chicken broth
  • 1/4 c
    all veg shortening ( crisco)
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
    cooked, diced chicken

How To Make chicken and dumplings

  • 1
    Melt butter in dutch oven. Whisk in 1/4 cup flour.stir, making a roux. Lower heat and add all milk, except 1/2 cup. Bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  • 2
    place 2 cups flour in a lg bowl. Cut in shortening with 2 knives, until size of peas. Stir in chicken broth and mix until dough leaves sides of bowl.
  • 3
    Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Knead a few times and roll out to about an 1/8 of an inch. Cut into strips,about 2 x1 inch.Return broth to a boil and add dumplings, one at a time.
  • 4
    Cover;reduce heat to low. Simmer 10 min, stir occasionaly. add pepper, milk and chicken. Cook about 5 more min.

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