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Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol & Steve Hertz
Added: Sunday, July 12, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cut up chicken in pot with water to cover
2 bay leaves
4+ celery sticks with leaves
2 tsp. salt
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 onions, chopped
1-2 pounds carrots

Dumplings:
2 c. flour
4 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 c. milk
4 tbsp. oil

Directions:
Directions:
Simmer chicken, bay leaves, 2 celery sticks, salt, garlic, and 1 onion for 2 hours. Remove chicken from bone (or just use boneless to start!), shred and return to pot. Then add rest of onion, celery and the carrots. Cook for one more hour covered.

To make the dumplings: sift the dry ingredients together. Mix the milk and oil together then add to the dry ingredients.

Then drop the dumplings onto the chicken by spoonfuls and cook for 12-15 more minutes after soup comes to slow boil.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
3 1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is another winter evening family favorite. You can adjust the amount of chicken, celery, onion or carrots according to personal taste. And once your kids have eaten all the dumplings off the top, you can make another batch and add them the next day.

 

 

 

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