Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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Chicken and Dumplings
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  • 1 large fryer
  • 1/2 cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk (optional)


  1. Boil the fryer until bone can be removed.Or may use skinless boneless pieces of chicken of your choice. Salt and pepper to taste. Add one stick of butter to the chicken stock. If you are using the whole fryer, return to stock after deboning. If you want more stock use chicken broth.
  2. In mixing bowl mix the 31/2°C of flour,1 teaspoon of salt, add enough of the cold tap water to make a biscuit type dough. Roll out as for pie crust on floured plastic wrap, or foil. Cut in strips about one inch pieces and drop into boiling pot of chicken. Boil 5 more minutes after the last dumpling has been added. You may add a little milk if you want a more creamy stock.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 530 Kcal (2219 kJ)
Calories from fat 227.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.32g 39%
Cholesterol 55.22mg 18%
Sodium 1762.53mg 73%
Potassium 165.14mg 4%
Total Carbs 65.78g 22%
Sugars 0.38g 2%
Dietary Fiber 7.25g 29%
Protein 10.34g 21%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 14%
Iron 4.7mg 26%
Calcium 207.6mg 21%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 373.36 Kcal (1563 kJ)
Calories from fat 160.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.84g 39%
Cholesterol 38.9mg 18%
Sodium 1241.6mg 73%
Potassium 116.33mg 4%
Total Carbs 46.34g 22%
Sugars 0.27g 2%
Dietary Fiber 5.1g 29%
Protein 7.28g 21%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 14%
Iron 3.3mg 26%
Calcium 146.3mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.9
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free,
  • high fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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