Southern Style Chicken and Dumplings for Beginners

“Excellent recipe for those who can't make Chicken and dumplings!! I have had success with this again and again. Wonderful flavor and nice dumplings. although you must follow the instructions exactly. I got this from a dear neighbor 30 yrs. ago. She has since departed from us but I have such fond memories of her. These are her instructions I hope you enjoy it as much as my family and I have. Dedicated to "Aunt Marilyn Wilkening."”
1hr 30mins
8-10 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chicken Stock:.
  2. Wash chicken well.
  3. Place in large stockpot, cover with water and cook until tender.
  4. Remove chicken, celery and onion saving chicken stock and chicken.
  5. Discard onion and celery.
  6. Cool and debone chicken and return to stock.
  7. Heat to boil.
  8. Dumplings:.
  9. Mix all ing. except milk, as you would for pie crust.
  10. Add milk slowly until dough is soft enough to handle.
  11. Roll as thin as possible on floured board.
  12. Slice in 1&1/2 to 3 inch strips.
  13. Carefully drop dumplings in boiling broth.
  14. Cook 15 minutes They will plump up nicely.
  15. Do not half or double this recipe.
  16. This recipe is for those who can't make chicken and dumplings.

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