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Chicken and Slicks

Slicks are rolled-out flat dumplings, not the round kind.



Slicker Dumplings


  1. Chicken: Cover chicken with water, and let simmer until tender. Remove bones and return meat to water.
  2. Combine flour, salt and baking powder. Cut in Crisco; add milk, mixing well. Knead lightly, then roll to a 1/8-inch thickness, cut into squares.
  3. Drop squares into pan. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Slicker Dumplings: Put seasoned broth into a mixing bowl.
  5. Add flour a little at a time, mixing after each addition. Keep adding flour until you can handle mixture.
  6. Roll out to about 1/8 inch thick. Cut into squares.
  7. Drop into boiling broth. Cook until tender, about 10-15 minutes.


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