GG's Chicken and Dumplings

Dene Mitzel


This is my grandma's chicken and dumpling recipe. (My daughter called her GG for "Great Grandma") When I was little we frequently had this after church for Sunday dinner. It was my favorite,and I usually requested it! Everytime I make it I think of my grandma and miss her dearly!


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20 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


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  • 1 stick
  • 1
    large onion, chopped
  • 1
    bell pepper, chopped
  • 4-5
    celery stalks, chopped
  • 1
    whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 gal
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1/2 c
  • 1-2 can(s)

How to Make GG's Chicken and Dumplings


  1. Melt butter in a large pot and saute onion, bell pepper, and celery until tender but not browned.
  2. Add chicken pieces and water; Cover and boil until chicken is tender and falls off bone. (about 1 hour)
  3. Remove chicken pieces and reserve one cup of the broth.
  4. Remove chicken from bones and add back to the pot.
  5. Gradually add the flour to the reserved broth, stirring until smooth; add back to the pot.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Bring mixture to a simmer; cut desired amount of biscuits into quarters and add to the mixture; let simmer about 10 minutes or until biscuits are done.

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About GG's Chicken and Dumplings

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #comfort, #chicken, #soup

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