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Chicken and Dumplings

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Plump chicken, dressed and
  • -cut into pieces
  • 1/4 ts Black pepper
  • 1 ts Salt


2 c All-purpose flour
4 ts Baking powder
2 tb Vegetable shortening
1 ts Salt

Place chicken pieces in a saucepan, and add water to cover them. Add pepper
and 1 teaspoon salt. Cover and simmer until chicken is tender. Meanwhile,
measure flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Using a pastry blender
or fork cut in shortening. Add milk, a small amount at a time, to dry
ingredients, and mix until a soft dough forms. Dump dough by teaspoons into
boiling chicken broth. Cover the pot, and boil broth and dumplings about 12
minutes. Serve chicken and dumplings immediately. Refrigerate leftovers.
Makes 6 servings. MasterCook formatted by Ethel Snyder

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