CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS – The Southern Girl Cooks


Rooster and Dumplings is an all time favourite Southern consolation meals meal. This dish will be made with leftover baked rooster,  purchased rooster,  or turkey.  It’s also possible to boil a rooster or rooster breasts for the recipe.  My household loves rooster and dumplings and the extra dumplings the higher we prefer it! Rooster and dumplings has been a favourite Southern recipes for years.  I bear in mind my mom making rooster and dumplings after I was a baby and we normally had it on Sundays within the South!

Substances for rooster and dumplings.

Rooster or turkey, cooked


Cream of rooster soup

Rooster broth


Dumpling Substances:

Self Rising Flour (you can also make your personal right here)



These easy elements make great dumplings. Now we have at all times loved the flat dumplings, as that is what I grew up on. My grandmother and mom each made flat dumplings. Nonetheless I do know a lot of you’re keen on the drop dumplings, that are tremendous simple too. As an alternative of rolling out the dough, you simply pinch if off and drop them within the soup combination.

Easy Chicken and Dumplings - The Southern Lady Cooks

Nice evaluations on these scrumptious dumplings:

“Often after I make rooster and dumplings it’s a main venture. This recipe makes a scrumptious dinner with a fraction of the work and in a fraction of the time. I’m grateful for this recipe. Thanks for sharing it.” – Leslie

“Not often do I remark a few recipe, however I’ve to share. I used to be at all times hesitant about making from scratch dumplings. I both bought take out Cracker Barrel, or tried to make them utilizing biscuits, which at all times swelled greater than I cared for. I got here throughout this recipe a few years in the past, made them a number of instances, and they’re excellent! Final evening I needed dumplings, however couldn’t discover this recipe in my assortment. I bought the recipe on the Martha White web site (the identical one on the Crisco web site) that referred to as for rooster broth as a substitute of sizzling water. Saying they had been a multitude is being beneficiant–I tossed them out with out even making an attempt them. So I searched in the present day till I discovered this recipe once more. I’ll by no means use one other! Identical to Grandma’s.” – Janie

Full recipe in recipe card beneath.

Easy Chicken and Dumplings - The Southern lady Cooks

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Simple Rooster and Dumplings

Your loved ones will love these Simple Rooster and Dumplings

Course: Essential Course

Delicacies: American

Key phrase: Rooster and Dumplings, Simple


  • 4 cups chopped rooster or turkey cooked
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • one 10.5 ounce can of cream of rooster soup I take advantage of Campbell’s soup and broth
  • two 10.5 ounce cans of rooster broth
  • 3 of the ten.5 ounce cans crammed with water

Dumpling Substances

  • 2 cups Self-rising flour
  • 1/4 cup shortening

Dumpling Directions

  • Pour 2 cups self-rising flour into a big bowl, lower in 1/4 cup shortening with a pastry blender or fork, add 3/4 cup boiling water slightly at a time till you’ll be able to form the combination right into a ball. Roll out to about 1/8 inch of thickness on a floured board. Lower into strips, then squares

  • Take away lid on pot and add a number of squares at a time to the boiling broth changing lid every time for about 30 seconds till you’ve got added all of the dumplings. As soon as all of the dumplings are added decrease warmth to simmer for about 20 minutes. Add salt and pepper to style.

  • In order for you drop dumplings, simply don’t roll the dough out however pinch off items and drop into the broth similar to you dropped the flat dumplings.

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