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Old Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Kelley

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 2.5-3 Lb. Broiler-Fryer Chicken
2 Qts. Water
1 Tsp. Salt
Tsp. Pepper
2 Cups All Purpose Flour
Tsp. Baking Soda
Tsp. Salt
3 Tbsp. Shortening
Cup Buttermilk

Optional
Carrots Chopped
Onion Chopped
Celery Chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Place chicken in a Dutch oven; add water and 1 tsp. salt. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour or until tender. Remove chicken, and let it cool slightly. Bone chicken cutting meat into bite sized pieces; set aside. Bring broth to a boil; add pepper.

Combine flour, baking soda and tsp. salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles course meal. Add buttermilk, stirring with fork until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn dough out onto a well floured surface and knead lightly 4 or 5 times.

For drop dumplings, pat dough to inch thickness. Pinch off dough in 1 inch pieces and drop into boiling broth. Reduce heat to medium low and cook 8-10 minutes or to desired consistency, stirring occasionally. Stir in chicken.

For rolled dumplings, roll dough to inch thickness. Drop dough one piece at a time into boiling broth gently stirring for each addition.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 Hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve with love!

 

 

 

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