A warm and hearty recipe for southern chicken and dumplings.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine chicken, salt and pepper in a large cast iron pan, cover with water. (Add just enough water to cover)
Mix in onions,Cook until chicken is tender.
Add in carrots, celery, beans and corn.
In a small bowl whisk together milk and flour. when no lumps remain pour into pan. Heat to boiling, stir to combine,then turn down to a simmer.
This becomes the creamy sauce.
Dumplings: In a large bowl, mix flour, salt, baking powder and oil with a fork.
Add egg and 1/2 cup milk; mix to form dough.
Drop dumplings into simmering pan.
Place in oven and simmer until dumplings are done and vegetables are tender, 15-20 minutes.