Arkansas Chicken and Dumplings

Recipe by NELady
READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 8-10
YIELD: 1 dish




  • Boil chicken in 2 quarts of water, to which salt and butter have been added, until tender. Remove chicken, strain, and reserve broth. Remove skin of chicken and bone. Cut meat into large pieces.
  • Mix egg, salt, butter, and broth together. Add flour, mixing with a fork, a small amount at a time. Knead in flour until a stiff dough is formed. Roll out very thing. Cut in strips. Bring chicken broth to a boil. Pull apart and stretch strips of dough as you drop into broth. Reduce heat and cook about 10 minutes (covered), stirring occasionally. Add cut-up chicken to dumplings and enjoy!