School Cafeteria Chicken And Dumplings

8
Servings
3h
Prep Time
3h
Cook Time
6h
Ready In

Recipe: #38050

January 08, 2022



"The flat dumplings Basic southern school recipe this is just chicken and dumplings nothing else Save the dark meat for a different dish"

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (700.6 g)
  • Calories 533.6
  • Total Fat - 23.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 555.3 mg
  • Sodium - 1105.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 34.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.9 g
  • Sugars - 1.8 g
  • Protein - 47.3 g
  • Calcium - 89 mg
  • Iron - 7.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 8.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

The chicken

Step 2

Place a whole chicken into salted, to your taste boiling water.

Step 3

Boil until tender.

Step 4

Reserve the chicken broth.

Step 5

When chicken cools enough to handle, pick apart, retaining the white meat for the dish, and shred.

Step 6

For the dumplings

Step 7

Put a cup of water in freezer to chill.

Step 8

Mix flour, soda and salt.

Step 9

Add shortening, cutting until mixture becomes mealy.

Step 10

Add cold water.

Step 11

Knead dough and form into a log.

Step 12

Cut into thirds for ease of use and roll thirds, one at a time, into thin sheets on floured surface.

Step 13

Cut into 1 1/2-inch strips.

Step 14

Strain broth and bring about 3 quarts to a boil.

Step 15

Drop dumpling strips into boiling broth, one at a time, separating each dumpling with a fork.

Step 16

Cook 15 minutes, then add 1 cup of sweet milk and 2 tablespoons of butter. Mix in chicken.

Step 17

Cover and let stand for about an hour before serving.

Step 18

Season to taste

Step 19

If too thick, add broth from can or carton, a small amount at a time. Heating up the dish

Tips & Variations


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