Stewed Chicken and Drop Dumplings (1940)

This recipe comes from The Culinary Arts Intstitute’s cookbook “250 Ways To Prepare Poultry and Game Birds” (1940).

1 stewing chicken
1 small onion
pepper and salt
1 C. sifted flour
2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
Sprig parsley, minced
1/2 C. milk

Clean chicken and cut into serving portions; place in kettle and partly cover with water. Add onion, salt and pepper and cook until tender, 2 1/2-3 hours. Mix flour, baking powder, salt, minced parsley, and milk to a thickened batter and drop from spoon into boiling chicken broth, cover tightly and cook for 20 minutes without raising lid. Place chicken on platter and surround with dumplings. Serves 6.

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