Best Chicken and Dumplings Ever

Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Chicken & Dumplings have to be one of my all time favorite foods. This recipe is from the website fooddownunder.com, it's good comfort food.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place chicken in Dutch oven; add water until chicken is just covered. Add salt & pepper.
  2. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from liquid; skin, bone and return meat to broth. Remove 1-1/2 cups broth; chill.
  4. In large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups flour, shortening and 1 cup chilled broth, mix together to form dough.
  5. Turn onto well-floured surface and knead 10 times. Roll to 1/4 inch thickness; cut into 1 inch squares and set aside.
  6. To remaining chilled broth, add the rest of the flour, dash salt & pepper; stir into chicken and remaining broth in Dutch oven.
  7. Bring broth to boil, add dumpling squares, one at a time, stirring occasionally to seperate. Reduce heat to simmer and cook 10 minutes or until broth is thick and dumplings are cooked.

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