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Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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This recipe for Chicken and Dumplings, by , is from Libro di cucina di famiglia Peloquin, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jonathan

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Tablespoons Butter
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
1/2 Cup All-Purpose Flour
1 Whole Chicken, Cut Into Pieces
Salt & Pepper
1/2 Cup Diced Carrots
1/2 Cup Diced Celery
1 Medium Onion, Diced
1/2 Teaspoon Thyme
1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric
6 Cups Chicken Broth
1/2 Cup Apple Cider
1/2 Cup Heavy Cream

Dumplings:
1-1/2 cups All-purpose Flour
1/2 cup Yellow Cornmeal
1 Tablespoon (heaping) Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
1-1/2 cups Half-and-half
Salt As Needed

Directions:
Directions:
Sprinkle chicken pieces with salt and pepper, then dredge both sides in flour

Melt butter in a large pot over medium-high heat

In two batches, brown chicken on both sides and remove to a clean plate

In the same pot, add diced onion, carrots, and celery Stir

Cook for 3 to 4 minutes over medium-low heat

Stir in ground thyme and turmeric, then pour in chicken broth and apple cider, stir to combine

Add browned chicken

Cover pot and simmer for 20 minutes

While chicken is simmering, make the dough for the dumplings
Mix together all dry ingredients
Add half-and-half, stirring gently to combine
Set aside

Remove chicken from pot and set aside on a plate

Use two forks to remove chicken from the bone

Add chicken to the pot

Pour heavy cream into the pot and stir to combine

Drop tablespoons of dumpling dough into the simmering pot

Cover pot halfway and continue to simmer for 15 minutes

Check seasonings; add salt if needed

Allow to sit for 10 minutes before serving

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 Min

 

 

 

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