I'm kind of afraid to ask (because knowing Ventura County, I'll probably be disappointed), but does anyone know about any decent Asian markets in the Ventura/Oxnard area? I'm sick of doing all my shopping downstate.
Lightly charring the lemon slices intensifies their flavor and creates a gorgeous look for this delicious chicken dinner. Be sure to include any of the sweet, tangy liquid the lemons give off in the bowl; it adds incredible depth to the sauce.
Chicken and dumplings are a notoriously time-consuming enterprise, but the end result is very much worth the effort. However, if you're a time-crunched cook who craves the comforting pleasures of this classic dish, this is the recipe for you.