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Quick and Easy Chicken & Dumplings

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This QUICK AND EASY CHICKEN & DUMPLINGS recipe only takes 15 minutes and will taste just like your grandmother’s “made from scratch” version.

With only 3 ingredients, this such a budget-friendly comfort food!

Quick and Easy Chicken and Dumplins


Chicken and Dumplings is one of the top southern comfort foods.

This quick and easy recipe is one of the BEST RECIPES to use if you are bringing a meal to a friend in need.

It is so quick and easy to make, and transport.

Also, it is very affordable, with only 3 INGREDIENTS NEEDED.

This QUICK and EASY CHICKEN and DUMPLINGS RECIPE is always my go-to recipe for a meal train.

Delivering a meal to a friend or family member is one of the best gifts you can give. 

Chicken and dumplings have been a favorite in my family for as long as I can remember.

My grandmother would make hers completely from scratch, spending hours in the kitchen.

As much as I love cooking, I don’t have a lot of time.

So with the convenience of a supermarket rotisserie chicken, I came up with this Quick and Easy Chicken & Dumplings Recipe with canned biscuits.

Easy Chicken And Dumplings

This recipe is the closest to my grandmother’s home-made chicken & dumpling recipe, without putting in much effort or time.

In fact, most people think I make it completely from scratch.

If you are from the South, then you have probably had chicken and dumplings, if not, then you must try them.

Such a perfect meal for a cold, crisp day. I also have a really easy dessert recipe that is perfect for a cold day.

Whether you are making this for your family or to give to a family in need, you won’t be disappointed with this super quick and easy chicken and dumpling recipe!

Now let’s get started.

Fast Easy Chicken n Dumplings

The only 3 ingredients you need!


  1. 1 large can of biscuits
  2. 1- 32 oz carton of Chicken Broth
  3. Chopped or shredded chicken from a store-bought rotisserie chicken.


  1. Heat the chicken broth in a large pot on medium-high heat until boiling.
  2. Cut each biscuit into 1/16 pieces. Or pinch them into small pieces.
  3. Drop your biscuit pieces into the boiling broth and stir.
  4. Turn the heat to low/medium and cover.
  5. Cook for 10 minutes. Stir every couple of minutes to keep from sticking.
  6. Stir in chicken, cook for 2-3 more minutes.
  7. Add salt and pepper for taste.
  8. Enjoy!

Tips: Add a 1/2 cup of water to the broth if you prefer your dumplings soupier. Use a pizza cutter to cut the biscuits super fast.


Quick and Easy Chicken n dumplings

If you are looking for more easy comfort meals, check out this list of 25 “Dump & Go” crockpot winter soup recipes.

What is your favorite comfort meal? Let me know in the comments!

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Ingrid Rizzolo

Monday 28th of September 2020

Easy to make comfort food.

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Monday 28th of September 2020

I will surey try this recipe now in my busy hours to save time. You are really awesome :)

Gail Grooms

Monday 3rd of August 2020

Add a can of cream of chicken soup for a great broth


Sunday 2nd of August 2020

Is the 1/16” number correct for cutting the dumplings? It seems like that would make a million dumplings if you used a whole tube of biscuit dough.

Myrtle Marie

Sunday 9th of August 2020

It does make a lot of dumplings, but they cook faster :)


Monday 23rd of March 2020

Yum! Thanks for the recipe