GROUSE & DUMPLINS'

Grouse & Dumplins' Recipe

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Peggi Anne Tebben

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@cookiequeen

This recipe is soooo good. The dumplins' are so light. I use buttermilk in the dumplins' where it calls for water. These are good served with a dinner salad & veggies on the side.
You can also eat it as a soup.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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4 large or 6 small grouse
1 c
flour
cooking oil
white pepper, dusting
onion salt, dusting
2 pinch
sweet basil, ground
1/4 tsp
garlic clove, minced
stock or chicken broth

DUMPLINS'

1 1/2 c
flour, sifted
3 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
sugar
lukewarm water **i use buttermilk. much lighter.

GRAVY FOR GROUSE AND DUMPLINGS

stock
3 -5 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/8 c
margarine
1/4 c
milk

How to Make GROUSE & DUMPLINS'

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bone grouse by removing breast meat from keel. Cut legs away from bony backplate with game shears and discard backplate.
  • 2Parboil breasts and legs for 1 hour in large pot or pressure cook 10 minutes.
  • 3Coat meat with flour and place in deep Dutch oven heated with oil. Lower heat and dust meat with white pepper, onion salt, basil and garlic. Distribute garlic evenly over meat. Add stock or chicken broth
    to fully cover meat. (This stock will be used to cook the dumplings and make the gravy.) Cover and simmer until tender.
  • 4Remove meat and set aside.
  • 5When dumplings and gravy are complete, place meat and dumplings on a dish and smother with gravy.
  • 6FOR DUMPLINS'
  • 7In large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Make a dough by adding lukewarm water slowly until proper consistency is reached. **I use buttermilk instead of water. Bring stock used to cook grouse to gentle boil and drop dumpling dough into liquid using a tablespoon. Remove finished dumplings and set aside.
  • 8GRAVY FOR GROUSE & DUMPLINS'
  • 9Remove 1 cup of stock from Dutch oven used to cook grouse and add cornstarch to make a thickener the consistency of whole milk. Add margarine and milk to remaining juice in Dutch oven. Stir. Bring to low boil and add thickener until gravy is smooth. Pour gravy over meat and dumplings.

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About GROUSE & DUMPLINS'

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




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