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Southern Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Creamy and comforting Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings Recipe with homemade dumplings and rotisserie chicken. A classic southern-style comfort food.

Southern Chicken and Dumplings

Serve up a warm comforting bowl of southern homemade chicken and dumplings for a cozy dinner on a cold winter day.

Ingredients for Southern Chicken and Dumplings

Southern style chicken and dumplings are a stew-like recipe where chicken and biscuit dough is simmered to cook in chicken broth.

  • Cream of Chicken Soup
  • Chicken Broth
  • Milk
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Onion
  • Celery
  • Rotisserie Chicken
  • Celery Seed
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • All-purpose Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • Salt
  • Milk
Southern Chicken and Dumplings

Cookware Needed

For this chicken and dumplings recipe, you will need a Dutch Oven. Once the ingredients are in the dutch oven the meal is simmered with the dutch oven lid on. This cooks the dumplings so you get that biscuit dough-like dumplings.

Southern Style Chicken and Dumplings

Handling Leftovers

Refrigerate leftover chicken and dumplings for up to two days. Reheat in the microwave in 30-second intervals stirring in between until the desired temperature.

Southern Chicken and Dumplings

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Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Southern Style Chicken and Dumplings made with a Rotisserie Chicken and homemade dumplings in a dutch oven


  • 10.75 oz cream of chicken soup
  • 14.5 oz chicken broth
  • 4 oz milk
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

For the Dumplings

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil


  1. In a large Dutch oven heat 1 tbsp oil over medium heat. Add onion and celery and saute until onions are tender.
  2. Stir in cream of chicken, chicken broth, and milk.
  3. Next, stir in shredded chicken, celery seed, and pepper.
  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer 30 minutes.

For the Dumplings

  1. In a large mixing bowl mix together all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In a small bowl mix together the milk and 2 tsp of vegetable oil.
  3. Pour milk mixture into the flour mixture and stir until dough is formed.
  4. Measure spoonfuls of dough OR roll out the dough and cut into 1-inch strips and drop into the Dutch Oven. Use a wooden spoon to push the dough down into the simmering liquid.
  5. Cover and simmer for another 15 minutes. Keep covered for dumplings to cook through.
  6. Serve in bowls.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 376Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 101mgSodium: 1318mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 25g

All amounts are estimates and DailyAppetite takes no responsibility for actual figures since calculations vary by packaging and supplier.

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