Light and Fluffy Dumplings

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Dianne Hocut

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@DianneHocut

I have finally discovered the secret to light and fluffy dumplings after having made my fair share of undesirable ones all these years. You know, the hard as a brick ones or even worse, the ones that just fade away into the broth. A must try recipe for those that have had these problems!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

5 1/2 c
chicken broth
1 stick
butter
1 tsp
poultry seasoning
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder

How to Make Light and Fluffy Dumplings

Step-by-Step

  • 1Stew your own chicken for the broth or use ready made chicken broth. Put 4 cups of the chicken broth (reserve 1 1/2 cups for dumplings), the stick of butter, and the poultry seasoning in a large pot and have this SIMMERING on medium low heat on the stovetop.
  • 2Mix the flour, salt, and baking powder in a bowl. Add the reserved 1 1/2 cups of chicken broth and mix. The dough will be sticky.
  • 3Mound the sticky dough onto heavily floured cutting area and sprinkle the top generously with more flour. Let rest for 15 minutes.
  • 4Now roll out the dough to a 1/8 inch thickness and let rest for another 15 minutes.
  • 5As I cut into squares, I cut and scoop up each dumpling and place in the simmering chicken stock. The extra flour from the dumplings will thicken the broth.if
  • 6DO NOT BOIL or they will fall apart! Add all the dumplings as you gently separate them in the stock. Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  • 7Serve as a side dish or if you like, add cooked chicken for chicken and dumplings. Yum Yum!

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About Light and Fluffy Dumplings

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #light, #fluffy, #airy