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Granny's Chicken & Dumplings

Submitted by: | Source: My Granny

Granny's Chicken & Dumplings
2010-09-09 Other
5 10

The best southern chicken & dumplings!

  • Servings: Makes one big pot full!


1 Chicken, hen
3 cups All Purpose Flour
1 tsp Salt
1 Egg


Cut hen in pieces and put in large pot. Cover with water and cook 11/2 to 2 hours or until tender. Add salt and pepper to taste. After chicken has cooked 1 hour, take out 3/4 cup broth and let cool. While chicken is cooking, place flour and salt in mixing bowl. Make a well in center. Add egg and pour in broth. Mix flour in from the sides until a ball is formed. Sprinkle dry flour on a clean white cloth or plastic pastry sheet. Put ball of dough on cloth and roll with rolling pin until real thin. Cut into 1” x 2” strips. Let stand 15 minutes. Remove chicken from broth when tender; skin and debone. Bring broth to rolling boil; drop dumplings in one at a time. Add chicken into dumplings for 10-15 minutes. Do not cover.