Chicken and Flitters

Chicken and Flitters are the ultimate comfort food. This classic dish combines tender chicken and soft flitters together in a tasty broth. What could be better?


Thanks to Darla (Dewig) Kiesel for this recipe!

Chicken and Flitters
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 4-6 servings
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  • 1 whole roasting chicken, approximately 3 to 4 pounds
  • vegetable soup mix
  • 8 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup Coloma Frozen Foods Diced Onions
  • 1 package Pennsylvania Dutch Square Egg Noodles
  • 4 Tablespoons chicken paste
The day before:
  1. Take fresh chicken and discard any gibblets or any packaging inside chicken.
  2. Generously rub roasting chicken with vegetable soup mix.
  3. Place slow cooker liner in crockpot then add chicken, butter and onions.
  4. Add water to slow cooker to just about cover the chicken, but not full enough to run over.
  5. Cook chicken in slow cooker for 6 hours on medium heat.
  6. Take chicken out and cool.
  7. Save all water (broth), and cool.
  8. When cool enough shred chicken, discarding all skin and bones.
  9. Place each in separate containers and cool overnight.
The day of:
  1. In a large pot add shredded chicken, ¾ of the broth, 6 Tablespoons chicken soup mix, and 4 Tablespoons chicken paste.
  2. Cook until boiling and then reduce heat to medium.
  3. Add Pennsylvania Dutch Noodles. DO NOT dump entire bag in. The noodles will stick together. Drop the noodles in one by one.
  4. You will most likely have to add the rest of the broth when the noodles start absorbing the broth.
  5. Let cook until noodles are tender, approximately 10 minutes.

Revised: DKiesel17



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