Chicken and dumplings

5
Phyllis Roarty

By
@phyllee929

My children grew up eating and loving this. I have used this recipe for forty years, and my grown children still ask for it! It is such a great comfort food.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 2 lb
    boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 c
    self rising flour
  • 1/3 c
    shortening
  • 3/4 c
    boiling chicken broth
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt

How to Make Chicken and dumplings

Step-by-Step

  1. Rinse chicken, and place into large pot.
    Cover with water.
    Add salt, pepper and onion powder
    Bring to boil, and cook until very tender
  2. Remove chicken, and cut into bite-sized pieces to cool quicker
    Place flour into large bowl, and add shortening
    Cut shortening in with fork, until mixed well
    Take 3/4 cup hot chicken broth, and mix into flour, forming a stiff dough
  3. Add chicken back to broth on a low simmer
    Place dough on floured surface, and roll to 1/8 inch thickness
    Flour top of dough
    Cut into strips about 1 inch long and 3/4 inch wide
  4. Placed floured dumplings in the slow simmering broth
    push down lightly, so all dumplings go under the broth for a second.
    Cover and cook, very lightly simmering for 8 minutes.
    Turn heat off, And allow to sit 15 minutes before serving.

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About Chicken and dumplings

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #comfort, #food, #Dinners




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