The result: Instead of the traditional pillowy dumplings, the exterior of the gnocchi ends up being crisp and seasoned while the whole chicken is tender and a little chewy. However, spending just a bit longer to cook some chicken and toss it and the gnocchi with some of those fresh veggies I was talking about earlier and some tangy olives means a fun meal that has it all.
When frying gnocchi, remember to keep the pan relatively hot and move the gnocchi frequently to avoid burning them. They are brimming with starch and can even start a fire if left unattended, so treat it more like a stir-fry and keep them moving in your pan. You might wish to pop one in your mouth to make sure you've got the texture you desire. Just be sure to let it cool a little before doing so because they can burn a tender mouth straight from the pan.
Question: I have a whole chicken that's been in my freezer for two years now. It's been frozen the whole How Long Does Thawed Chicken Last in the Fridge? If you'll be cooking the chicken right away, keep it in your refrigerator. If you don't plan to use it in the next few days, you should keep it in your freezer.