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Mother's Chicken and Dumplings


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  • 1 1/2 cup AP flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp parsley flakes or good bunch of fresh chopped
  • Either a whole chicken or chicken pieces


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 40mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Stew or bake chicken, cover with broth, enough to cook dumplings in - about an inch of liquid.

Step 2

Mix dry ingredients and add milk. Stir til well mixed. Drop by teaspoonful into boiling chicken covered with broth. Cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes. Do not stir.

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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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