Madeline's Chicken And Dumplings

Course : Dumplings
Serves: 1
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4 Pounds chicken -- cut into serving pieces
2 Small carrots -- sliced
3 medium sweet potatoes cut up
3 medium Irish potatoes cut up
1 Whole small onions
2 Cups flour
1/2 Teaspoon salt
1 Teaspoon baking powder
4 Tablespoons rendered chicken fat
4 Tablespoons enough water to mix for rolling.

Preparation / Directions:

Put chicken in a large pot. Add salt and pepper, a dash of cayenne, a bay leaf and a handful of celery tops. Cover with water and cook until done. Discard bay leaf, add vegetables and continue cooking until vegetables are nearly done. Dumplings: Divide dough into three parts. Roll two parts, cut into squares. Add 1 part to simmer chicken and cook 5 minutes. Add second part and cook 5 minutes more. The third part can be added as another tier of dumplings or used as a top crust.


Nutritional Information:

3818 Calories (kcal); 208g Total Fat; (50% calories from fat); 254g Protein; 212g Carbohydrate; 1193mg Cholesterol; 2525mg Sodium

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