Best Chicken and Dumplings Ever

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by True Texas

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

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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