Anita's Chicken and Dumplings

Anita's Chicken and Dumplings

100 reviews, 4.6 star(s). 84% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

This is what home-cooking is all about! Heavenly !!

"Was in the mood for a little comfort food on a chilly Saturday night. This hit the spot. I haven't had chicken & dumplings in years.

Used 6 breasts...yes, a little much for 3 of us...but will use the leftovers for a chicken pie in a couple of days.

Following recipe...the only mention is that you might want to use some chicken stock for part of the water volume as it needed a little more flavor. Additionally...we had to add salt. Perhaps the chicken stock added would take that place.

Overall...a great recipe. Will definitely consider this as a re-do in the dead of winter.


8 Chicken Breasts -- boneless
1/2 cup celery; chopped
1/2 cup onion; chopped
1/2 cup carrots; sliced
1/2 cup parsley -- fresh; chopped
1/2 teaspoon Poultry seasoning
1/4 teaspoon rosemary; optional
1 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Pepper
water; to cover chicken
2 cups Bisquick baking mix
1/8 teaspoon Dried thyme
1/8 teaspoon Black pepper
1/8 teaspoon Poultry seasoning
1 dash Ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon dried or fresh parsley; minced
2/3 cup milk

Original recipe makes 8



In large Dutch oven or kettle, combine chicken, celery, onion, carrots, parsley, poultry season, rosemary, salt, pepper; cover with water and bring to a boil. Turn down temperature and cook on low until chicken and vegetables are tender. (approximately 1 hour) Remove chicken breasts, cool, and cut up in bite size pieces and return to vegetable broth mixture in kettle.

For dumplings, combine bisquick mix, thyme, nutmeg, poultry seasoning, parsley; stir in milk just until moistened.

I usually double the dumpling recipe because we like lots of dumplings and a thicker gravy.

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the boiling broth. Cook uncovered, for 10 minutes; cover and cook 10 minutes longer.


It doesn't get any better than this. Home Cooking at it's BEST!

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A little time under the broiler makes dumplings nice and golden...nice texture!



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Really nice recipe, very easy to make and excellent flavor. I used chicken thighs since we prefer them to breast. Next time I will double the dumplings as recipe suggests, but I didn't want to deviate much in the first try. I may also add more carrots and celery next time.
haneki 1y ago

Really tasty!
starrstellamaris 1y ago

Have made this quite a few times over the past several years. My go to chicken and dumplings recipe!
Stujo 1y ago

Really good just the way it is, but 8 chicken breast are a lot we use about 3-4 for a family of 5. And always make extra dumplings.
Gina75 1y ago

I made my own chicken part, but I used the dumpling recipe here. They were yummy with my gravy-stuff. Btw, 8 chicken breasts is a lot, even for 8 people.
lysanderish 1y ago

Made this tonight it was amazing Husband loved it...
barbararolandrost 1y ago

delicious and easy to make
cherylstrauch 1y ago

My family loves this! I always wanted to make chicken and dumplings and this recipe was perfect! If you want a little thicker sauce just add some corn starch! Thanks for sharing this recipe.
kell1980 1y ago

Enjoyed by everyone. Delicious. Will definitely make this again
sushila 2y ago

Tried this for the first time & the whole family loved it I did as other viewers suggested and added a can of cream of chicken soup to it, it was great.
mrsnewmones 2y ago

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