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Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe for Two

Easy Chicken and Dumplings is full of flavor, and quite comforting. Boneless chicken is simmered in one pot with celery, carrots, and onion with savory seasonings and topped with fluffy biscuit type dumplings.

Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

 

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This is definitely one of those meals that you just want to eat while you snuggle on the couch in front of a fireplace on a cold fall or winter day.

 

This recipe is made in one pan and makes just the right amount for two people for lunch, dinner, or date night.

 

Need a dessert to go with it? Try these small batch Brownies with Raspberry Sauce or these Individual Key Lime Pies.

 

How to make Easy Chicken and Dumplings:

Dice the chicken, celery, onion, and carrots. A filet knife is perfect for cutting through chicken. Click here for a Rada Filet Knife with Leather Scabbard.

diced celery, onion, carrots, and chicken on a cutting board

 

In a medium sized pot boil the chicken broth, chicken, celery, onion, and carrots for 15 minutes. Click here for a sauce pan.

chicken, celery, onions, and carrots cooking in broth

 

Stir in the cream of chicken soup, sage, salt and pepper, and then bring back to a boil.

cream of chicken soup, sage, salt and pepper added to the pan

 

In a medium size bowl mix together the Jiffy baking mix and milk forming sticky batter.

 

Divide the batter into 4 equal portions and drop by spoonfuls onto the hot mixture.

4 dumplings added to the pan

 

Cook uncovered for 10 minutes over low heat.

4 puffed up dumplings cooking over chicken mixture

 

Cover and cook 10 more minutes.

 

Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe for Two

 

 

3.5 from 4 votes
Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe serves 2
Easy Chicken and Dumplings
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Chicken and dumplings is super easy, full of flavor, and quite comforting. Boneless chicken is simmered in one pot with celery, peas, carrots, and onion with savory seasonings and topped with fluffy biscuit type dumplings. 

Course: Date Night, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken and dumplings, easy chicken and dumplings
Servings: 2
Calories: 502 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 6 ounces boneless chicken
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 cup carrots
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • Salt and pepper to taste
For the Dumplings:
Instructions
  1. Dice the chicken, celery, onion, and carrots. A filet knife is perfect for cutting through chicken. Click here for a Rada Filet Knife.

  2. In a medium sized pot boil the chicken broth, chicken, celery, onions, and carrots for 15 minutes. Click here for a sauce pan.

  3. Stir in the cream of chicken soup, sage, salt and pepper, and then bring back to a boil.

  4. In a medium bowl mix together the Jiffy baking mix and milk forming sticky batter. Divide the batter into 4 equal portions and drop by spoonfuls onto the hot mixture.
  5. Cook uncovered for 10 minutes over low heat.
  6. Cover and cook 10 more minutes.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken and Dumplings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 502 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 1824mg 76%
Potassium 994mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 11g
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A 222.7%
Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 17.2%
Iron 20.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Liz
    September 17, 2018 at 8:55 am

    Could you simmer chicken thighs instead then shred? Great recipe!

    • Reply
      Zona
      September 17, 2018 at 10:14 am

      Hi Liz. I think that would work just fine.Then just stir in the cooked shredded chicken before adding the dumpling batter to the pan. Let me know if you try it and how it turns out for you 🙂 Thanks for the questions.

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