Main Dishes from the Past: Chicken and Dumplings

Main Dishes From The Past:  Chicken And Dumplings

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Shirley Murtagh

By
@Squirrelishone

This recipe comes from one of my favorite cookbooks Better Homes and Garden Home-style Cooking c1975.
Sorry folks but I have never made this recipe. It looks good in the cookbook. I don't know how to transfer pictures to the recipe. Again sorry. I do however plan to make this recipe. Please give it a try and let me know how you like it.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
6-8 people
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
3 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • ·
    1 5-6lb ready-to-cook stewing chicken cut up
  • ·
    or 2-3 lb ready-to-cook broiler -fryer cut up
  • ·
    4 stalks of celery with leaves cut up
  • ·
    1 carrot sliced
  • ·
    1 small onion cut up
  • ·
    2 sprigs of parsley
  • ·
    1 bay leaf
  • ·
    2 tsp salt
  • ·
    1/4 tsp pepper
  • HOMEMADE DUMPLINGS

  • ·
    1 cup of all purpose flour
  • ·
    2 tsp baking powder
  • ·
    1/2 cup of milk
  • ·
    2 tbsp cooking oil
  • ·
    snipped parsley

How to Make Main Dishes from the Past: Chicken and Dumplings

Step-by-Step

  1. In a Dutch oven add water to chicken to cover.
  2. Add celery and next 6 ingredients. Cover; bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer until meat is tender about 2+1/2 hrs.
  3. Prepare homemade dumplings; drop from tablespoon directly onto chicken in boiling stalk
  4. Cover tightly, return to boiling Reduce heat; DO NOT lift cover. Simmer 12-15 minutes
  5. Remove dumplings and chicken to platter; keep hot.
  6. Strain broth. In a saucepan bring 4 cups of broth to boiling.
  7. Stir 1 cup of cold water into flour; gradually stir into broth, mixing well. Cook and stir until thick and bubbly.
  8. Stir in 1+1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp of pepper
  9. Pour over chicken and dumplings.

    Serves 6-8
  10. HOMEMADE DUMPLINGS: Method:
  11. Stir in 1 cup of all purpose flour with 2 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt
  12. Mix 1/2 cup of milk with 2 Tbsp of cooking oil; add with snipped parsley to flour mixture. Stir to moisten

Printable Recipe Card

About Main Dishes from the Past: Chicken and Dumplings

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American



Leave a Comment

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]

5 Stellar Ways To Make Tuna Salad

5 Stellar Ways To Make Tuna Salad


Gone are the days of boring tuna fish sandwiches we used to get in the school cafeteria. Nowadays, a tuna sandwich is still a great lunch option, but it’s loaded with flavor and anything but basic. Easy to make, we’re sharing five stellar ways to make homemade tuna salad.

Five Grilled Dishes For Tonight’s Dinner

Five Grilled Dishes For Tonight’s Dinner


Summertime means grill time! When the weather permits, I try to grill at least one night a week. While I love my kitchen, it’s nice to get outside and enjoy the weather while making a meal. Depending on what you feel like, here are some options to add to your dinner menu. Kabobs are one […]