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Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dewey and Linda Albritton
Added: Sunday, July 1, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 - 3 1/2 lb fryer
3 Rib celery
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups all purpose flour, 1/2 tsp salt
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 T shortening
3/4 sweetmilk
1 egg beaten

Directions:
Directions:
Place chicken and celery in large pot. Add enough water to cover and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Cover reducing heat and simmer until tneder (about 1 hr) Remove chicken from broth and cool remove celery and discard. Bone the chicken, cut into pieces, set aside. Make Dumplings: Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder. Cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly. Add milk mix well. Stir in egg until mixture leaves the side of the bowl and rounds up into a ball. Divide the dough in half. Roll out thin on a floured board. Cut into strips cut strips into sq. Drop into boiling broth. Reduce heat cook slow over low heat 35 min. Add chicken cook 5 min. longer or until dumplings are done.

 

 

 

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