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Grandma's Chicken Dumplings

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Ingredients
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Combine the flour, salt and shortening in a bowl and mix with the hands until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
Add the water and mix in with the hands; if dough is too soft, add a little more flour.
Knead the dough 5 to 10 strokes on a floured surface and let stand for a few minutes.
Roll to 1/8 inch thick on a well floured surface.
Cut into 1 inch wide strips.
Break each strip into 4 or 5 pieces and drop into boiling chicken broth.
Simmer, uncovered, for about 20 minutes.
Serve with a salad, chicken, mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes, greens, and a dessert.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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