From classic chicken and dumplings to slow cooker variations, these 13 recipes for chicken and dumplings are a comforting and hearty way to enjoy a family meal.
Whether you’re looking for a Southern-style dish or a more modern take on this classic combo, you’ll find the perfect recipe here. So creamy and savory, these recipes will have you going back to the kitchen time and time again. Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or a Sunday supper, these recipes will make any meal special.
Enjoy a comforting bowl of chicken and dumplings with any of these tried-and-true recipes.
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Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings
Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings is a hearty and soul warming crockpot meal that's filled with vegetables, chicken, and homemade dumplings.
Taking a classic and upping the flavor with caramelized shallots, slow cooked chicken, fresh sage, and creamy gorgonzola cheese. All mixed into a warming herb filled soup base with light and airy dumplings that make every bite so delicious. This cozy recipe is one pot and done, perfect for both fall...
You never new a comfort food meal this delicious could come together so quickly and be so easy to make! These Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings are made all in one pot and take only a few minutes of hands-on prep time!!
In a large stockpot, combine the chicken breasts and chicken broth. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and let it simmer until the chicken is cooked through.
Meanwhile, in a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Incorporate the butter into the mixture until it's well combined. Stir in the milk until a dough forms.
On a well-floured surface, roll out the dough to a 1/4-inch thickness. Cut the dough into 1 1/2 to 2-inch squares using a knife or pizza cutter.
Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the broth, shred it, and set it aside. In the same broth, cook the onions and garlic until they become translucent.
Add the prepared dumplings to the broth and let them simmer for about 15-20 minutes until they are fully cooked and not doughy.
Stir in the shredded chicken and heavy cream to the broth and dumpling mixture. Season with salt and pepper to your liking. Continue to cook until the chicken is warmed through and the sauce thickens slightly.
Easy Chicken and Dumplings can be thrown together in minutes and can cook in either the Instant Pot or Crockpot. Using Cream of Chicken soups and biscuit dough, this meal is no-prep! Perfect for a busy weeknight dinner.
This is a classic southern chicken and flat dumplings recipe. In true fashion, the finished dish does not have vegetables in it, however they could be added if you prefer. The broth can be made either on stove top and will cook much quicker, or can be made in the crockpot all day if you have to be a...
This Chicken and Dumplings recipe is SO EASY to make from scratch if you use rotisserie chicken and store-bought broth! It's a fast, easy comforting soul food to make on busy nights. The fresh thyme in the dumplings sets it over the edge.