Dees Chicken & Dumplings



"I've been cooking this a long time. this is how my mom made it when we were growing up. It's good with big fluffy dumplings. It's really easy to make and extends the chicken. you could make chicken bog the next day and boil chicken only once ."

Original recipe yields 8 servings
OK

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (591 g)
  • Calories 425.2
  • Total Fat - 11.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 556.8 mg
  • Sodium - 825.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 31.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.6 g
  • Sugars - 3.3 g
  • Protein - 45.8 g
  • Calcium - 211.3 mg
  • Iron - 6.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 13.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Boil chicken with water covering chicken in soup pot with tight lid.

Step 2

Add carrots and celery and bullion cook until chicken is falling off bone, about 2 hours; take chicken out and debone.

Step 3

Chop chicken in bite size pieces.

Step 4

Add back to soup pot with onion, peas, salt and pepper. Add 2 more cups water. Bring back to boiling.

Step 5

In another bowl, mix flour, baking powder, milk, salt and oil and drop by teaspoon in boiling chicken stock. for bigger dumplings use tablespoon , just kinda drop the dough in , dont move the dumplings around after you drop them or they will break apart and you will have gravy lol You can add 1 tablespoon parsley or finely chopped chives if you want.

Step 6

Cover pot with lid and cook about 20 minutes on a low simmer so it doesn't burn.

Step 7

Don't lift lid in the 20 minutes that dumplings are cooking cause the steam cooks the dumplings. they will rise to the top and steam , but when you drop them into the boiling liquid they will drop to the bottom and then rise .

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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Kittencal

OMG these are THE BEST dumplings I have made yet, so fluffy and delicious, I did not make the chicken soup I cooked a ham bone so I made the dumplings in the ham broth, you must try this soon!!! Thank you dienia for this awesome recipe, love the dumplings!!!

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(10 Nov 2015)