Old-Fashioned Chicken And Dumplings

Course : Dumplings
Serves: 6
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1 whole fryer -- cut up
1 medium onion -- halved
1 tablespoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
6 cups water
2 cups self-rising flour
1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
1/2 cup ice water

Preparation / Directions:

Combine chicken, onion, salt, pepper, and about 6 cups water in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer 2 hours or until chicken is tender Remove chicken from broth; cool. Bone chicken. If necessary add more water to broth to measure 6 cups. Return chicken to broth, and bring to a boil. Combine flour and thyme. Add about 1/2 c. ice water to make a soft dough; stir well. Turn dough out on a lightly floured surface; knead gently 30 seconds. Roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness; cut into 1/2 x 4" strips. Drop strips into boiling broth. Cover and reduce heat; simmer 30-40 minutes.


Nutritional Information:

155 Calories (kcal); trace Total Fat; (2% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 33g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 1603mg Sodium

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