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Brett's Chicken and Dumpling Recipe Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brett Shannon and Southern Living Magazine (1972)

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
! shredded Rotisserie chicken from Costco/Sam's wherever (remove skin and use bones to make chicken stock)
12 oz frozen mirepoix vegetable mix (or make your own)
3 TBSP butter
3 TBSP flour
4 C chicken broth (make it the day before using bones and use onion, garlic, celery, carrot, bay leaf, whole peppercorns-bring to boil then simmer for as long as you can, let come to room temperature then strain in a fine mesh and refrigerate or freeze.)


Dumplings:
1 C flour
2 tsp baking powder
salt to taste (or omit)
buttermilk as needed (all visual-see recipe)
1/2 tsp dried thyme (optional)--thyme can get strong, so be careful



Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in a Dutch oven or other large pot and saute mirepoix* blend until softened. Blend in flour and cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently.

Add chicken broth to flour mixture gradually and cook, stirring frequently until slightly thickened and smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add chicken and heat until bubbling.

In a bowl: Combine flour, baking powder, thyme in a bowl and add enough buttermilk to form a soft dough. Drop by spoonfuls into chicken mixture and GENTLYspoon liquid over dumplings. Cover and cook 15 minutes. DO NOT STIR!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
what-ever
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min or so
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is great on a cool fall or winter night. One dish meal or serve with a salad.

Frozen mirepoix mix was available at our Smiths/Kroger but we haven't seen it lately. Google it to make your own. It's 1 medium onion chopped medium, two celery ribs chopped medium and 2 carrots chopped medium.

 

 

 

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