Chicken and Slicks

Slicks are rolled-out flat dumplings, not the round kind. They are also called slickers or slippery dumplings. Some people use their pie crust recipe to make Slicks.

Chicken and Slicks



  • 1 cut-up chicken


  • Seasoned chicken, turkey or beef broth
  • All-purpose flour


  1. Chicken: Cover chicken with water, and let simmer until tender. Remove bones and return meat to broth.
  2. Slicks: Put some of the seasoned broth into a mixing bowl.
  3. Add flour a little at a time, mixing after each addition. Keep adding flour until you can handle mixture.
  4. Roll out to about 1/8 inch thick. Cut into squares.
  5. Drop into boiling broth. Cook until tender, about 10 to 15 minutes.