Easiest Way to Make Yummy Chicken and dumplings

Chicken and dumplings.

You can cook Chicken and dumplings using 10 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Chicken and dumplings

  1. It’s 2-3 lbs of chicken (whatever cut you prefer).
  2. Prepare 1 quart of chicken broth.
  3. You need 1 quart of water.
  4. Prepare 2 T of butter.
  5. It’s 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour.
  6. Prepare 3 T of Crisco.
  7. You need 1 t of baking powder.
  8. Prepare 3/4-1 cup of buttermilk.
  9. Prepare of to taste salt and pepper.
  10. Prepare of to taste Garlic powder.

Chicken and dumplings step by step

  1. In large pot, cover chicken with water, chicken broth, butter, salt, pepper and garlic powder..
  2. Bring to a boil and then let simmer over med-low heat until tender (approx 1 hour)..
  3. Remove cooked chicken and set aside to cool (keep broth in pot). Shred when cool..
  4. In large bowl, combine flour, Crisco, tsp salt and baking powder. Mixture will be crumbly..
  5. Start with 3/4 cup buttermilk and add more if needed to make a dough, knead and roll to approx 1/4 inch thick..
  6. Cut into strips and add to boiling chicken broth. Reduce heat and simmer approx 10-15 min..
  7. Add chicken back to pot and simmer for another 10-15 min. Serve..
  8. Note: Vegetables can be added at beginning if preferred. Add any or all of the following: 3 large carrots, peeled & diced; 1 med yellow onion, diced; 3 stalks celery, diced; 1 cup peas..

Sommer Wesley

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