Southern Style Chicken and Dumplings

Southern-Style Chicken and Dumplings

Recipe: Southern Style Chicken and Dumplings

Summary: Finally! I’ve been looking for this recipe for years and I finally found it. You see, Chicken and Dumplings is my boyfriend’s favorite dish and he’s always wanted me to make it at home. And I have tried, but the problem is there are lots of different recipes for chicken and dumplings and all the recipes I’ve tried haven’t been “right”, according to him.


    • Chicken:
    • 1 large fryer chicken (4-5 lbs.), neck and gizzards removed
    • 1 large onion, peeled and cut in half
    • 3 carrots, cut into large pieces
    • 3 stalks of celery, cut into large pieces
    • Kosher salt, to taste
    • Pepper, to taste
    • Dumplings:
    • 3 cups cake flour
    • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
    • 3/4 tsp. salt
    • 4 1/2 tbsp. shortening*
    • 1 cup milk

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Preparation time: 1 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Cooking time: 30 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6

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