Down Home Chicken and Dumplings
How to Make Down Home Chicken and Dumplings
- cook chicken in water or broth with the 1 tablespoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of pepper until tender. Remove from stove and let cool. Remove meat from bones and cut into 2-3 inch pieces. Save stock.
- mix 3 cups flour, baking powder, salt and shortening together, add milk,water and egg. this will make a sticky paste. turn out on remaining 3 cups of flour on a board until it becomes a large ball. Roll out to 1/8 inch thickness. cut into strips 3 inches long then tear each strip into pieces.Heat stock to a rolling boil and drop dough pieces into stock. cover for 25 minutes. Add chicken pieces to pot. Do not Stir, but shake the pot.