This is chicken mull, the traditional barbecue stew that no one has ever heard of. A thin, buttery concoction, usually pale yellow in color, it's basically a soupy stew with fine bits of slow-simmered chicken in a rich broth thickened with crushed saltine crackers. But it's also a window into the deepest folds of Southern food history.
Chicken Jallop _ What we call Chicken Jallop in south Georgia is called Chicken Mull in north Georgia. However, their description does not really match what I’ve known all my life to be Chicken Jallop. Especially the part about adding crumbled saltine crackers. Hmmm. - A Southern Cook shares her kitchen one recipe at a time.