Classic Homemade C & D
Wash chicken thoroughly; place in large pot and cover with water.
Add salt and bring to rolling boil.
Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for about an hour or so until fork tender.
Remove chicken to cool and allow broth to cool as well.
Debone cooled chicken and cut into bite-sized pieces.
Add chicken and black pepper into cooled broth and warm.
Sift flour, salt, and baking powder in a large bowl.
Cut in shortening with a fork until mixture resembles meal.
Make a "hole" in the mixture; add buttermilk and stir with fork/whisk until blended.
Use hands to turn dough until covered with flour.
Place dough on a floured surface and knead until well mixed.
Shape dough into 3 baseball sized balls.
Pat each ball to desired thickness (1/16 to 1/8). Slice into 2 inch strips.
Bring broth and chicken to a boil. Add butter.
After butter has melted, drop strips one at a time into boiling broth.
Do not stir; instead push strips down carefully into the broth.
Reduce heat to medium low.
Add more strips, making sure to cook the last batch of strips for 10 minutes.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (284g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 121 (44%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 13.5g||18 %|
|Saturated Fat 7.4g||37 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 4.2g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1g|
|Cholesterol 26.2mg||8 %|
|Sodium 2508.6mg||87 %|
|Potassium 79.8mg||2 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 37.2g||11 %|
|Dietary Fiber 1.1g||4 %|
|Sugars, other 36.1g|
|Protein 4.8g||7 %|
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Calories per serving: 276
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