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Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings

It's easier than you think to make the ultimate comfort food from scratch.  These Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings are quick, easy and just the right amount of creaminess to be insanely delicious!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 418kcal


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts (thighs are fine too)
  • 1 cup finely diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup finely diced celery
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning (or herb and garlic seasoning)
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Cut chicken into tiny bite sized pieces
  • Heat olive oil in dutch oven, add chicken, and cook for 5-7 minutes while stirring occasionally until browned on both sides
  • Add carrots and celery and cook for 3-4 additional minutes
  • Add seasoning and broth and simmer covered for 15-20 minutes until veggies are tender
  • Add cream and return to a simmer
  • Mix together remaining ingredients for dough stirring until just combined
  • Drop by spoonfuls into simmering broth and cook for 5-7 minutes until dumplings are fully cooked


Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 1644mg | Potassium: 917mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 4845IU | Vitamin C: 19.1mg | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 3.1mg