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Chicken Stew with Cornbread Dumplings

chicken-stew-and-bread-and-parsley-dumplingsIngredients:

  • 1 14-ounce can chicken broth
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 cup frozen small whole onions
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 t snipped fresh basil, oregano, or dill; or 1/2 t dried basil, oregano, or dill, crushed
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1/8 t garlic powder
  • 1/8 t black pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken or turkey or two 5-ounce cans chunk-style chicken or turkey
  • 1 recipe Cornmeal Dumplings-follows below

Directions:

  • In a large saucepan combine chicken broth, frozen vegetables, onions, water, dried herb (if using), salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Bring to boiling.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine milk and flour; stir into vegetable mixture. Stir in chicken. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in fresh herb, if using.
  • Drop dumpling mixture from a tablespoon to make 4 to 8 mounds on top of the bubbling stew.
  • Simmer, covered (do not lift cover), over low heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in a dumpling comes out clean.

Makes 4 servings (about 6 cups)

Cornmeal Dumplings:

  • In a medium bowl stir together 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal, 1 t baking powder, and dash black pepper.
  • In a small bowl combine 1 beaten egg, 2 T milk, and 2 T cooking oil;
  • Add to flour mixture, stirring with a fork just until combined.

Start to finish: 40 minutes

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Cream Cheese Chicken Wontons

wonton4blogIngredients:

  • whipped cream cheese
  • 1 whole small chicken breast
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 onion chopped finely(if desired)
  • seasoning salt
  • poultry seasoning
  • 1 package won ton skins
  • cooking oil or shorting for deep-fat fryer
  • sweet and sour sauce, chinese mustard and/or soy sauce

Directions:

  • Skin, bone, and finely chop chicken.  In skillet cook chicken, garlic, onion (if desired) and seasonings in 1 T of cooking oil.  Combine whipped cream cheese with chicken mixture and put onto a wonton skin.  Fold wonton skin over to shape a triangle or fold 4 corner to make a square.
  • Place in deep-fat fryer until wonton skin is golden brown.
  • Serve with sweet and sour sauce, chinese mustard and soy sauce