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Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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Grandma Jackson
Added: Thursday, January 15, 2009


5-6 lbs chicken
2 sprigs parsley
2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 bay leaf
4 stalks of celery
4 carrots
1 onion diced
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp oil
2 tbsp snipped parsley

In large pan add enough water to cover chicken
Add parsley, celery, carrots, onion, salt, pepper, and bay leaf
cover bring to a boil and simmer 2 1/2 hours
sift flour, baking powder and salt
combine milk and oil, add with parsley and dry ingredients. stir just to moisten.
Drop from tbsp directly onto chicken in boiling stock, cover tightly, return to boiling. reduce heat, simmer 15 minutes. remove dumplings and chicken to hot platter.
For gravy
strain broth, measure 1 quart broth into sauce pan, heat to boiling. combine 1/2 cup flour and 1 cup cold water, mix well, add to broth and thicken. pour over chicken




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