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    Old Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings

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    2 hrs

    30 mins

    1 hr 30 mins

    KittyKitty's Note:

    A true southern comfort food. I have to thank my grandmother for teaching me to make this.

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    1. 1
      Place chicken in Dutch oven; add water and 1 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer 1 hour or until tender. Remove chicken and let cool slightly. Bone chicken; cutting meat into bite-size pieces; set aside. Bring broth to a boil; add pepper.
    2. 2
      Combine flour, soda, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse 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.
    3. 3
      For drop dumplings, pat dough to 1/4 inch thick. Pinch off dough to 1 1/2 inch pieces and drop into boiling broth. Reduce heat to medium low, and cook 8 to 10 minutes or to desired consistency stirring occasionally. Stir in chicken.
    4. 4
      For rolled dumplings roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut dough into 4 x 1/2 inch pieces. Drop dough one piece at a time into boiling broth, gently stirring after each addition.

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    Nutritional Facts for Old Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings

    Serving Size: 1 (585 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 627.6
    Calories from Fat 320
    Total Fat 35.5 g
    Saturated Fat 9.9 g
    Cholesterol 143.1 mg
    Sodium 858.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 33.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    Sugars 1.5 g
    Protein 40.5 g

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