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Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

The ultimate cast iron comfort food! This easy chicken and dumplings recipe is a dinner-time classic; perfect for the cold weather months.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Casserole, Cast Iron, Comfort food
Keyword Cast Iron, Chicken breast, dumplings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 519kcal


  • large 12 quart Dutch oven


Additional Ingredients


  • In a large dutch oven bring chicken stock seasoned with salt, pepper and thyme along with boneless skinless chicken breast until fully cooked. Remove the chicken and shred chicken into bite size pieces. Set aside
  • Add heavy cream to the pot and bring a simmer. Takepackage of canned biscuits and dust with flour. Roll out biscuits into thin flat strips and then cut into 1-2 inch pieces.
  • Once the pot has reached a low rolling simmer begin adding biscuit dumplings to the pot. Do not stir for at least 3-4 minutes. the dumplings will begin to float. then you can gently stir them.
  • Stir in cornstarch mixed with water to thicken the sauce if needed then add peas, corn and the shredded chicken. Simmer for about 10 more minutes until chicken is hot. Let the dish rest for 5 minutes before serving.


Serving Size 8oz


Calories: 519kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 1000mg | Potassium: 927mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 861IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 3mg