School Cafeteria Chicken And Dumplings
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"
- 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
Place a whole chicken into salted, to your taste boiling water.
Boil until tender.
Reserve the chicken broth.
When chicken cools enough to handle, pick apart, retaining the white meat for the dish, and shred.
For the dumplings
Put a cup of water in freezer to chill.
Mix flour, soda and salt.
Add shortening, cutting until mixture becomes mealy.
Add cold water.
Knead dough and form into a log.
Cut into thirds for ease of use and roll thirds, one at a time, into thin sheets on floured surface.
Cut into 1 1/2-inch strips.
Strain broth and bring about 3 quarts to a boil.
Drop dumpling strips into boiling broth, one at a time, separating each dumpling with a fork.
Cook 15 minutes, then add 1 cup of sweet milk and 2 tablespoons of butter. Mix in chicken.
Cover and let stand for about an hour before serving.
Season to taste
If too thick, add broth from can or carton, a small amount at a time. Heating up the dish
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.