Southern Chicken and Dumplings

Recipe by Tonkcats
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine chicken, salt and pepper in a large pot and cover with water. Cook until chicken is tender.
  • Remove chicken from water.
  • Remove bone and skin.
  • Set chicken aside (while chicken is cooking, prepare dumplings.).
  • Dumplings: In a large bowl, mix flour, salt, baking powder and shortening with a fork.
  • Add egg and 1/2 cup milk; mix to form dough.
  • Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness on floured surface.
  • Cut into four-inch strips with sharp knife.
  • Drop dumplings into simmering chicken broth.
  • Cover and simmer until dumplings are done.
  • Add chicken to dumplings and 1 cup milk.
  • Cook slowly for 10 minutes.
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