Chicken with Parsley Dumplings Recipe

Chicken with Parsley Dumplings Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

30 ml/2 tbsp oil
1 chicken, jointed
2 onions, sliced
1 garlic clove, crushed
25 g/1 oz/0.25 cup plain (all-purpose) flour

600 ml/1 pt/2.5 cups Chicken Stock
1 bay leaf
10 ml/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

100 g/4 oz/1 cup self-raising (self-rising) flour
50 g/2 oz/0.5 cup shredded (chopped) suet
30 ml/2 tbsp chopped parsley
1 egg, beaten

Method :

Heat the oil and fry (saute) the chicken pieces until browned on all sides, then transfer them to a casserole dish (Dutch oven). Fry the onions and garlic until soft but not brown, then transfer to the casserole. Stir the flour into the pan and cook for 1 minute, stirring. Stir in the stock, bring to the boil and cook, stirring, until the sauce thickens. Add the bay leaf and herbs and season to taste. Pour over the chicken, cover and cook in a preheated oven at 180C/350F/gas mark 4 for 1 hour. Mix the flour, suet and parsley and bind together with the egg. Roll into small dumplings and add to the casserole. Cook, uncovered, for a further 30 minutes. Discard the bay leaf before serving.

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