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Southern Chicken & Dumplings Recipe

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Lillie Mae (Lil) Scott
Added: Sunday, November 5, 2006


1 cut up chicken
1/2 Tbsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 c. milk

2 c. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1/3 c. Crisco
1 egg, beaten
1/2 c. milk

Combine chicken, salt and pepper in a large pot and
cover with water. Cook until chicken is tender. Remove
chicken from water. Remove bone and skin. Set chicken aside (while chicken is cooking, prepare dumplings.)

Dumplings: In a large bowl, mix flour, salt and short-
ening with a fork. Add 1/2 cup milk; mix to form dough. Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness on floured surface. Cut into four-inch strips with sharp knife. Drop dumplings into simmering chicken broth.

Simmer until dumplings are done. Add chicken to dumplings and 1 cup milk. Cook slowly for 10 minutes.

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