- It's what's cooking online!
home > recipes > meals / dishes > dinner meals > meat and poultry dishes > chicken dishes > with dumplings > old time grandma's chicken and dumplings

Old Time Grandma's Chicken and Dumplings

recipe at a glance

recipe is ready in 2-5 hrs time: 2-5 hrs

serves/makes:   6


recipe id: 35054
cook method: stovetop

Be the first to upload an photo of Old Time Grandma's Chicken and Dumplings

recipe tools

Photoadd photo
Reviewadd review
rate it!
share this recipe:
share on facebook share on google plus share on twitter share on pinterest


1 fat hen
1 1/2 quart water
7 tablespoons flour
3/4 cup water
3 drops yellow food coloring
1 egg
2/3 cup milk
1 tablespoon oil or melted shortening
1 1/2 cup flour
2/3 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons baking powder


Cook hen in first measure of water and the salt. Cook about 3 hours. When cool, pick meat from bones and cut into small pieces. Thicken broth with flour and remaining water. Mix with egg beater and season to taste. Add a few drops of yellow food coloring. Strain over chicken. Reserve 4 cups of gravy in a flat pan for dumplings.

DUMPLINGS: Sift dry ingredients into liquid and stir briskly until blended. Drop dumpling batter by teaspoons into boiling gravy. Cover and cook gently 8-10 minutes or until done.


714 calories, 45 grams fat, 33 grams carbohydrates, 42 grams protein per serving.
Show full nutritional data (including Weight Watcher's Points ®, cholesterol, sodium, vitamins, and diabetic exchanges)

Get our best recipes delivered right to you!
Sign up for our newsletter that features hand-picked recipes

shared by: luckytrim

ratings & reviews

Old Time Grandma's Chicken and Dumplings and more recipes
follow cdkitchen:   subscribe via rss find us on facebook find us on google plus find us on twitter find us on pinterest