Chicken and Dumplings, Millie's

1
Millie Johnson

By
@BISCUITMAKR

This recipe makes big fluffy "drop" dumplings. Made from scratch has never been easier! We like alot of pepper so I add extra pepper when I make it for just my husband and I.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1
    whole chicken or 4-6 bone-in breasts
  • 4-5 qt
    water
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2-3 dash(es)
    tabasco sauce
  • 3 c
    self rising flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk

How to Make Chicken and Dumplings, Millie's

Step-by-Step

  1. In 6-8 qt. pot add chicken, 1 tsp. dried parsley, 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, 3/4 tsp.salt, 1 tsp.onion powder, 1/2 tsp. black pepper, and enough water to cover whole chicken or 4-5 qts.water with chicken breast. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.
  2. Remove chicken from pot and set aside to cool alittle. Meanwhile, strain liquid and return to pot and cover. Remove 1/2 cup of liquid and cool in fridge.
    Pull chicken off the bone. Cover and set aside.
  3. Next, bring liquid to a boil while you mix dumplings up. Take the reserved 1/2 cup of cold liquid and with a fork beat in 2 tbsp. flour. Pour into boiling liquid, stirring it in.
  4. DUMPLINGS
    In med. bowl add 3 cups self rising flour, 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, 1/4 tsp.onion powder, 1/4 tsp. black pepper, 1/2 tsp. dried parsley, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Mix together then add 1 1/2 cups milk and stir.
  5. Drop dough into boiling liquid by the heaping teaspoons, pushing it off spoon with your finger. Try not to drop in same spot so the dumplings won't stick together. You may have to dunk a few as pot fills. Cover and cook 1-2 minutes then slide chicken in on one side of pot. Add tabasco sauce, Stir gently. Cover and turn heat off. Let sit 3-5 minutes. serve

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About Chicken and Dumplings, Millie's

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom



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