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Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.



Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is a classic comfort food perfect for cold weather.

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

This creamy chicken and dumplings recipe is made with boneless skinless chicken thighs and Bisquick.

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

This chicken dinner recipe takes just under and hour from start to finish and serves four people.

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

Be sure to read through the entire post so that you don’t miss out on any important tips and tricks!

To make this dish, I started by dicing some onions, celery, carrots and chicken thighs.

I dropped some butter into a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.

butter added to Dutch oven

I allowed the butter to melt completely.

melted butter in a Dutch oven

Once the butter was melted I added the chopped chicken thigh chunks into the pot.

raw chicken thigh pieces add to a Dutch oven with melted butter

I stirred and cooked the chicken pieces until no pink remained.

chicken thigh pieces cooking in butter in a Dutch oven

Then I added the diced onions, celery and carrots to the pot.

chopped onions, carrots and celery added to Dutch oven with butter and chicken thigh pieces

I stirred well and cooked for a few minutes.

chicken pieces and chopped veggies cooking in butter in a pot

I added some minced garlic to the pot.

minced garlic added to pot with chicken pieces and veggies

I stirred well again.

chicken thigh chunks and veggies cooking in a pot

I added some all purpose flour to the pot.

flour on top of butter, chicken and veggie mixture in a pot

I stirred well until the flour and butter formed a paste coating all of the veggies.

flour and butter paste coating pieces of chicken and veggies in a pot

I continued stirring and cooking the flour mixture for a few minutes.

Then I added some chicken broth to the pot.

chicken broth added to pot with cooked chicken pieces and veggies

I stirred well and brought the liquid to a boil.

chicken broth and roux mixture being stirred in a pot

I reduced the heat to medium-low and left the soup to simmer, stirring occasionally, for fifteen minutes.

While the soup was simmering, I poured some Bisquick into a mixing bowl.

Bisquick mix in a mixing bowl

I added some milk to the dough.

Bisquick mix in a bowl

I stirred until a sticky dough formed.

Bisquick dough in a bowl

Once the soup had simmered for fifteen minutes, I added some half and half to the pot.

heavy cream poured into broth mixture in a pot

I stirred well.

half and half being stirred into broth mixture in a pot

Then I added some poultry seasoning to the pot.

poultry seasoning added to creamy chicken soup in a pot

I stirred well and increased the heat to bring the liquid to a boil.

boiling cream soup in a Dutch oven

Once the liquid was boiling, I dropped the Bisquick dough by the spoonful into the pot.

spoon of Bisquick dough being dropped into creamy chicken broth

Once all the dough was added, I reduced the heat to medium-low.

Bisquick dumplings dropped into bowling liquid

I left the dish to simmer, uncovered, for ten minutes.

Bisquick dumplings cooking in creamy broth

After ten minutes I stirred gently, placed the lid on the Dutch oven and reduced the heat to low.

Dutch oven with lid on, on a stove

I left the dish to continue cooking, covered, for an additional ten minutes.

After ten minutes I removed the lid and removed the Dutch oven from the heat.

chicken and dumplings after cooking in Dutch oven

I added some chopped parsley to the pot.

chopped parsley added to pot with chicken and dumplings

I stirred the parsley into the chicken and dumplings.

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

Then the creamy chicken and dumplings were ready to scoop and serve.

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

The rich and savory chicken broth is filled with succulent pieces of chicken, carrots, celery and onions all simmered to perfection.

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

Nestled within this hearty concoction are soft, pillowy dumplings that soak up the delicious flavors of the dish.

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

It’s a dish that’s both filling and comforting, perfect for those seeking a taste of homemade goodness.

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

If you are looking for a simple and delicious chicken dinner recipe, then you need to try these Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings!

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make These Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings:

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, chopped into bite sized chunks
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 2 cups Bisquick
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • fresh chopped parsley (optional)

How to Make Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings:

  1. Drop the butter into a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  2. Once the butter is melted, add the chicken thigh chunks to the pot.
  3. Stir and cook the chicken until no pink remains.
  4. Add the onions, celery and carrot to the pot. Stir well and cook for about 3 minutes.
  5. Add the minced garlic to the pot pot. Stir well and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the flour to the pot.
  7. Stir until a paste forms and coats all of the chicken and veggies. Continue cooking for 3 – 4 minutes.
  8. Add the chicken broth to the pot and stir well.
  9. Bring the liquid to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and leave it to simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  10. While the soup is simmering, pour the Bisquick and milk into a mixing bowl. Stir until a sticky dough forms.
  11. Once the soup has simmered for 15 minutes, add the half and half to the pot and stir well.
  12. Add the poultry seasoning to the pot and stir well again.
  13. Increase the heat to bring the liquid to a boil.
  14. Once it’s boiling drop the Bisquick dough by the spoonful into the liquid.
  15. After all the Bisquick dough is added, reduce the heat to medium low and leave the chicken and dumplings to simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  16. After ten minutes, stir gently, place the lid on the Dutch oven and reduce the heat to low.
  17. Leave the chicken and dumplings to continue simmering, covered, for ten minutes.
  18. After ten minutes remove the lid and remove the Dutch oven from the heat.
  19. Add the chopped parsley if desired and stir.
  20. Serve and enjoy!

FAQS:

How should I store Dutch oven chicken and dumplings?

Chicken and dumplings can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

What substitutions could I make?

  • You could use boneless skinless chicken breasts instead of thighs if you prefer.
  • You could also add additional vegetables such as peas, green beans, bell peppers or corn.

What should I serve with with Dutch oven chicken and dumplings?

Dutch oven chicken and dumplings is a hearty and satisfying meal on its own, but you can enhance the dining experience by serving it with some complementary side dishes. Here are some ideas:

  1. Green Salad: A simple green salad with a light vinaigrette can add freshness and balance to the richness of the chicken and dumplings.
  2. Steamed or Roasted Vegetables: Serve some steamed or roasted vegetables like broccoli, carrots, asparagus, or green beans for added nutrition and color. They can provide a nice contrast to the creamy dish.
  3. Biscuits or Cornbread: If you’re a fan of bread, consider serving buttermilk biscuits or cornbread alongside your chicken and dumplings. These options pair well with the flavors of the dish.
  4. Mashed Potatoes: Creamy mashed potatoes can complement the chicken and dumplings nicely, and you can even pour the chicken and dumpling stew over the mashed potatoes.
  5. Garlic Bread: Serve garlic bread or cheesy garlic bread for a delicious and aromatic side that complements the flavors of the chicken and dumplings.

Ultimately, your choice of side dishes should depend on your personal preferences and what you think will best complement the flavors of your specific chicken and dumplings recipe.

Yield: 4 servings

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings is hearty dinner recipe loaded with chunks of chicken, onion, celery, carrots and soft doughy Bisquick dumplings all in a creamy and flavourful broth.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, chopped into bite sized chunks
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 2 cups Bisquick
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • fresh chopped parsley (optional)

Instructions

  1. Drop the butter into a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  2. Once the butter is melted, add the chicken thigh chunks to the pot.
  3. Stir and cook the chicken until no pink remains.
  4. Add the onions, celery and carrot to the pot. Stir well and cook for about 3 minutes.
  5. Add the minced garlic to the pot pot. Stir well and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the flour to the pot.
  7. Stir until a paste forms and coats all of the chicken and veggies. Continue cooking for 3 - 4 minutes.
  8. Add the chicken broth to the pot and stir well.
  9. Bring the liquid to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and leave it to simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  10. While the soup is simmering, pour the Bisquick and milk into a mixing bowl. Stir until a sticky dough forms.
  11. Once the soup has simmered for 15 minutes, add the half and half to the pot and stir well.
  12. Add the poultry seasoning to the pot and stir well again.
  13. Increase the heat to bring the liquid to a boil.
  14. Once it's boiling drop the Bisquick dough by the spoonful into the liquid.
  15. After all the Bisquick dough is added, reduce the heat to medium low and leave the chicken and dumplings to simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  16. After ten minutes, stir gently, place the lid on the Dutch oven and reduce the heat to low.
  17. Leave the chicken and dumplings to continue simmering, covered, for ten minutes.
  18. After ten minutes remove the lid and remove the Dutch oven from the heat.
  19. Add the chopped parsley if desired and stir.
  20. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 683Total Fat: 43gSaturated Fat: 23gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 298mgSodium: 1484mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 3gSugar: 13gProtein: 51g

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Darlene Campbell

Saturday 21st of October 2023

Heaven!!! Just like what grandmother made minus the parsley. She also added finely chopped potatoes. Thanks for putting this recipe out there.

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