Down Home Chicken and Dumplings

Down Home Chicken And Dumplings Recipe

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Debby DeRousse

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@gma07

This was my Mother's recipe. She made the best Chicken and Dumplings. I thought the recipe was lost until I asked a family member who tracked it down for me. Hang onto your loved ones recipes cause once they are gone, they may be hard to find.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 4 votes

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Serves:
6-8

Ingredients

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  • 3 lb
    chicken fryer
  • 2 qt
    cold water or chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    pepper
  • 6 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 3/4-1 c
    water
  • 1
    egg, slightly beaten

How to Make Down Home Chicken and Dumplings

Step-by-Step

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

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About Down Home Chicken and Dumplings

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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