How to Cook Weeknight Chicken and Dumplings

by Jerome Moss


  • Whole rotisserie chicken
  • I large can buttermilk biscuits
  • 1 quart chicken stock
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • I can cream of chicken soup
  • I can cream of mushroom with roasted garlic soup
  • 4 carrots peeled and chopped
  • 4 stocks celery chopped
  • 15 mushrooms chopped
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic chopped
  • One onion chopped
  • Half bag frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry basil
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dry thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dry tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dry parsley flakes
  • 1.5 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1-2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon pepper
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    A look at the herbs I used, this is a quick weeknight meal, that can be done fast. I've also made this roasting my own chicken and making my dumplings. If you have the time try it!

    Step 2

    Quick look at more ingredients, I have two quarts chicken stock shown only because one had like a quarter cup left

    Step 3

    The veggies

    Step 4

    Chop onion

    Step 5

    And garlic, I used an elephant clove... Roughly equals 4-5 regular cloves

    Step 6

    All chopped

    Step 7

    Get a few tablespoons of olive oil nice and hot and add the onion and garlic sauté About 5 minutes

    Step 8

    While the onion and garlic sauté chop other veg... Carrots

    Step 9


    Step 10


    Step 11

    After the five minutes add the other veggies and cook another 5-7 minutes and adding all Of your spices

    Step 12

    While that cooks debone chicken, I just got my Hands in there and went to town

    Step 13

    Like so

    Step 14

    After the 5-7 minutes add stock and bring to a boil

    Step 15

    Like so

    Step 16

    Add chicken meat ring back to boil

    Step 17

    Then add soups and peas... Being to one more Boil

    Step 18

    While you're waiting on it to boil open our biscuits and cut them up like so

    Step 19

    Add the biscuits into the mix and cook about 10 minutes

    Step 20

    Serve and enjoy! This is an easy recipe and feeds a lot and freezes well! Enjoy and please check out my other guides and Facebook page Theloveofculinarycreations

    Step 21

    Bonus, I didn't feel like wasting the skin so I added some olive oil to a pan got it nice and hot and added skin, rendered down the fat and made it crispy

    Step 22

    Like so! Added a little salt and you can even garnish your chicken and dumplings with it or eat it like a chip! Enjoy