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Old 11-07-2009, 03:31 PM   #1
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Chicken, Dumplings, Gravy

I'm planning on Chicken with dumplings and gravy for dinner tonight. I would like to steam the dumplings. Do you think it would be better to roast the chicken, use the drippings for the gravy and steam the dumplings over chicken stock(canned) - or- Boil the chicken, use the stock for steaming and make a roux gravy with the stock?

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Old 11-07-2009, 03:52 PM   #2
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Roast the chicken.

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Old 11-07-2009, 04:02 PM   #3
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I agree with Alix - roast the chicken and make your gravy from the drippings and use the stock you steamed the dumplings with to make up any additional liquid you need in your gravy.
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Old 11-07-2009, 04:19 PM   #4
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Thanks to both of you, that was the way I was leaning but very nice to get some feedback.
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Old 11-18-2009, 11:45 AM   #5
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I boil my chicken, but I make the drop dumplings (soutern style) in a big dutch oven or stock pot (if I'm making alot). Love them !!
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