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Quick and Super Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Rated as 4.51 out of 5 Stars

"This is a great recipe for Southern-style chicken and dumplings. My husband doesn't usually like chicken and dumplings, but he absolutely loved these and asked for seconds (which he never does with anything). My little boys (2, 4, and 5 years) ate it up and asked for more also. I just threw this together on a night I didn't feel like spending much time and energy on cooking. This is great and easy for the kids to help with also."
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20 m servings 361
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the biscuit mix and milk just until it pulls together. Set aside.
  2. Pour the cans of chicken broth into a saucepan along with the chicken; bring to a boil. Once the broth is at a steady boil, take a handful of biscuit dough and flatten it in your hand. Tear off 1 to 2 inch pieces and drop them into the boiling broth. Make sure they are fully immersed at least for a moment. Once all of the dough is in the pot, carefully stir so that the newest dough clumps get covered by the broth. Cover, and simmer over medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 361 calories; 15.1 29.6 25 63 1673 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Tasty. Cooked my own chicken and added onions, celery, and carrots. Simple recipe to follow, husband loved it.

Most helpful critical review

Quick and Easy, yes, but not a good substitute for 'from scratch'.

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Tasty. Cooked my own chicken and added onions, celery, and carrots. Simple recipe to follow, husband loved it.

This was just too easy and so good! I made it exactly as written except I added a little frozen mixed vegetables. Also, the dough was really sticky and hard to work with. I think next time I ...

Loved this recipe. It was so incredibly easy... I even made it easier by making the dumplings from refrigerated biscuit dough. My husband LOVED it!

Very satisfying for a very cold night! I must admit I did make some simple modifications though. 1) Substituted refridgerated biscuit dough instead of using the dry mix. 2) To begin, I ...

Holy cow! This was easy and GOOD! Next time, to add flavor, I will saute some onion, garlic, and celery as other's suggested. We will definitely make this again!

My fiance and I loved this! I halved the dumpling mix and I think I'll half it once more; we found there were too many for our taste. I sauteed about 1/3c each of carrots, onion, celery and th...

I've made this twice and both times I've had great results. Both times I've added a bag of frozen veggies and used leftover chicken. Also if you add more broth (I think I added about 40 ounces...

When I read the recipe I was a bit skeptical. And it didn't seem like 2 cans of chicken stock was enough. But I followed the recipe to the letter and it was OUTSTANDING!!!! This recipe is so ...

I have never made chicken and dumplings, and I went in my pantry and saw I had biscuit mix, chicken broth and canned chicken. I found this recipe and made it...SOOOOO easy and very good!!