Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Webb's Chicken & Dumplings Webb's Country Kitchen

Directions

  1. Boil chicken in 3 qts.
  2. water, with 1 teaspoons salt, until done.
  3. Remove skin and debone.
  4. Strain broth.
  5. Chop chicken, set both aside.
  6. In large mixing bowl add flour and shortening.
  7. Mix until crumbly.
  8. Add eggs.
  9. Mix by hand until dough ball forms.
  10. Add milk a little at a time, till ball forms.
  11. Separate into 4 balls.
  12. On floured surface roll out each ball, using enough flour to keep rolling pin from sticking.
  13. Roll out as thin as possible.
  14. Cut into 1" squares.
  15. Sprinkle with flour and using large knife scrape dumplings from surface and into floured bowl.
  16. In 6 quart pot bring broth to a rolling boil.
  17. Add 2 or 3 drops yellow food color (optional).
  18. Begin dropping dumplings into pot a handful at a time, keeping them separated, so as not to have clumps.
  19. Stir from bottom of pot occasionally to prevent sticking.
  20. Fill the pot with dumplings.
  21. When broth begins to thicken and most is absorbed, stir often from bottom.
  22. Cook another 10 minutes this way.
  23. Remove from burner.
  24. Add chopped chicken.
  25. Cover for 5 minutes, then ready to serve.

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