Chicken Dressing


This chicken dressing recipe came from my grandmother and is a family tradition down here in the South. We love to eat this dressing with roasted chicken.

close up view of Chicken Dressing in a baking dish
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 40 mins


  • 4 cups crumbled cornbread

  • 5 biscuits, crumbled

  • 6 cups chicken broth, divided

  • ½ cup margarine

  • ½ cup diced celery

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 3 large eggs, beaten

  • 1 teaspoon sage

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a roasting pan.

  2. Combine crumbled cornbread and biscuits in a large bowl. Bring broth to a boil in a large saucepan. Pour 1/2 of the boiling broth over cornbread mixture; cover and let stand.

  3. Meanwhile, melt margarine in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add onion and celery; sauté until tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir into cornbread mixture.

  4. Pour remaining broth over cornbread mixture. Stir in eggs, sage, and pepper until well combined; transfer to the prepared roasting pan.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until set in the middle and golden brown on top, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

223 Calories
15g Fat
18g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 223
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 1254mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 114mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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