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Chicken And Dumplings

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Ingredients
  Chicken 4 Pound
  Onion 1
  Celery 1
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Biscuit dumplings 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by cleaning and singeing the chicken
2.Also cut the chicken into serving portions

MAKING
3.In a pot, place the chicken and season it, also cover the chicken with water
4.Now cover the pot and simmer gently
5.If the chicken is an old fowl it will take 3-4 hours of cooking, if it’s a young chicken then 1 ½ hours
6.Now remove the cover during the last half-hour of cooking, reducing the broth to about 1 1/2 pints
7.Add biscuit dumpling to the pot, 20 minutes before serving
8.Remove dumplings to hot pan
9.Meanwhile, make a gravy by adding to the broth in the kettle 3 tablespoons of flour stirred to a paste in 1 cup of milk
10.Skim out the chicken, lay it on a platter, place the dumplings on top and cover with gravy

SERVING
11.Serve with a sauce of your choice or with salads

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2039 Calories from Fat 1020

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 113 g174%

Saturated Fat 36.5 g182.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 637.1 mg212.4%

Sodium 948.3 mg39.5%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g16.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 18.4 g

Protein 193 g386.3%

Vitamin A 26.9% Vitamin C 9.5%

Calcium 30.3% Iron 46.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chicken And Dumplings Recipe