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Recipe : Entry # 7255
Cherry Coleman
Recipe Title
Mama’s Homemade Chicken and Dumplings
Recipe Theme
Black Warrior EMC
4 medium split chicken breasts
2 tablespoons salt
5 cups self-rising flour
11/2 cups whole milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 stick butter
1 can of cream of chicken soup
2 tablespoons black pepper
Wash chicken breasts and place in a boiler. Add butter, salt and pepper. Fill the boiler half full with water and boil 2 for hours. Make sure to keep water level at half full by adding water when needed. After chicken is finished cooking, remove it and debone. After deboning, place chicken back in boiler. In the last 15 minutes of boiling the chicken, add one can of cream of chicken soup and let simmer.

The dumplings: Pour 5 cups of flour in a large bowl. Make a crater in the center of the flour. Pour milk and vegetable oil in center. Take a fork and stir, scraping some flour into the mixture until it becomes gooey. Scoop out with hand and place on floured surface. Knead and add flour until dough becomes stiff. Next, take a floured rolling pin and roll dough out to about a 1/4-inch thickness. With a knife, cut strips of dough about an inch wide. Increase the heat under the boiler, and when it begins to boil take strips of dough and break pieces and drop into the boiler. Fold in dough with a wooden spoon. When dumplings thicken, lower the heat and simmer for ten minutes more. Makes four to five servings.