Chicken and Rolled Dumplings

Recipe by Red_Apple_Guy
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 14
YIELD: 14 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Directions:
  • Boil stock ingredients for 45 minutes to an hour until chicken is 170F internal temperature and remove to cool.
  • Strain stock and de-fat or refrigerate for use later.
  • Remove chicken from bone and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  • For the dumplings, cut the shortening or butter into the flour using a fork or pastry cutter until it's well distributed and in small pieces.
  • Add milk and mix with a fork until well mixed.
  • Turn out onto a floured board and knead a few times (skip this step if just making biscuits). Roll out to about 1/8 inch thick on a floured board and cut into stips about 1.5 inches wide and anh length you like. If the dough resists rolling by springing back, wait 5 minutes and roll again.
  • To make the dish, return the stock to a boil and add chicken and then the dumplings one at a time. Season with salt and pepper to taste and thicken if necessary with a slurry of flour and milk or water to desired thickness. Carrots and celery can be added as well as green peas if desired.
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