How To: Make American chicken & dumplings

Make American chicken & dumplings

Learn Grandma's secret recipe for delicious American Chicken and Dumplings, from a traditional family recipe Add chicken, celery and carrots to a pot and boil for 30 minutes. Allow the above to sit for 30 minutes then drain off the broth into a separate dish and place it in the refrigerator. Remove the meat from the bones of the chicken and set aside. Add 2 and a half cups of flour, a teaspoon of salt, half a teaspoon of sugar to a bowl. Remove broth from fridge skim off 3 tablespoons of fat, and add the fat to the bowl of flour and a couple of cups of broth and mix. Add more flour or broth until the mixture forms a dough ball. Roll out the dough into a thin sheet, then cut into squares or rectangles. Allow squares to dry for a few hours, turning if required. Boil broth, adding salt and pepper. Add dumpling squares to broth, trying to keep them separate. Turn down the heat and allow the dumplings to simmer for 30 minutes. Add the chicken to the broth and dumplings. Allow the chicken to warm whilst stirring. Serve Following this recipe will allow you to delight friends and family with this simple, nutritious yet tasty dish

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