Chicken and Jiffy Baking Mix Dumplings are made by cooking tender chicken, veggies and broth–topping everything off with easy jiffy mix dumplings.
Enjoy a delicious comfort food dinner with this classic chicken and jiffy dumplings recipe that comes together in a jiffy!
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We love chicken and dumplings so much. I’ve made dumplings from scratch, dumplings with Bisquick, and I’ve even used canned biscuits–and all are so good!
But now I’m sharing these easy Jiffy mix dumplings, which are oh-so-fluffy and delicious.
Tender Jiffy baking mix biscuits are a nostalgic food that reminds me of my childhood. The buttery, tender biscuits go with almost any recipe and it’s a food I turn to when I want a hearty, comforting meal.
Jiffy mix is also inexpensive, so this is an affordable meal to make when you are trying to stick to a budget.
I love finding easy ways to make delicious homestyle food, but with some simple shortcuts (just like how I make Jiffy cornbread taste better)–and that’s what happens with this recipe.
The best recipes for chicken and dumplings are easy to make, yet evoke a sense of warmth and comfort, which is why I know you’ll love this recipe for chicken and Jiffy mix dumplings!
More Tasty Chicken and Dumpling Recipes
- Chicken and Bisquick Dumplings
- Instant Pot Chicken and Bisquick Dumplings
- Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings with Grands Biscuits
- Gluten-free Chicken and Dumplings
- Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken and Dumplings
- Southern Chicken and Dumplings
- Chicken and Dumplings with Tortillas
- Crock Pot Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken and Dumplings
- Chicken and Dumplings Made with Frozen Dumplings
- Chicken and Canned Biscuit Dumplings
Jiffy Mix Chicken and Dumplings is Easy to Make
This chicken and fluffy drop dumplings recipe is made in one pot. Not only is it comforting, but it’s also incredibly easy to make.
That means you’ll have more time to snuggle up on the couch with a bowl of chicken and dumplings while you watch the snow fall and enjoy a cozy, comforting meal.
This recipe is perfect for using leftover chicken or pre-cooked chicken.
If you don’t have precooked chicken on hand, you can add a couple of boneless skinless chicken breasts and let them simmer in the broth until cooked through, then add frozen vegetables and cream of chicken soup and proceed with instructions as written.
Similar to the original Bisquick dumplings recipe, the Jiffy mix dumpling recipe is easy, too…no sifting of ingredients, no rolling out dough.
You just combine Jiffy baking mix and milk and drop tablespoons of batter onto the simmering soup.
You’ll be enjoying chicken and dumplings in no time!
How to Make Jiffy Mix Chicken and Dumplings
It’s really simple to make this one pot comfort food meal.
Ingredients You’ll Need:
- Olive oil
- Chicken broth
- Better than Bouillon chicken base (optional)
- Black pepper
- Ground thyme
- Frozen Veggies
- Chopped or shredded cooked chicken
- Homemade cream of chicken soup (or you can use a can of condensed cream of chicken soup mixed with some water)
- Jiffy baking mix
How to Make It:
(Full printable recipe is available below)
Make the soup base. First, you’ll heat olive oil over medium heat and saute the onions and celery until translucent.
Add the remaining ingredients (except for the jiffy mix and milk) and bring everything to a boil.
Make the dumplings. Next, you’ll combine the Jiffy mix and the milk in a small bowl. The dough will be somewhat wet and sticky.
Drop rounded tablespoons of the dough into the boiling soup mixture and decrease the heat to a simmer.
Cook and serve. Last, you’ll cook uncovered for about 8 minutes, then partially cover and cook for 8 more minutes or until the dumplings are fluffy on the inside. Serve.
Notes and Adaptations:
- You can use chopped or shredded chicken in this recipe. This is a great way to use up leftovers!
- Add some fresh chopped herbs or cheese to the Jiffy mix before adding the dumplings to the soup for a burst of flavor.
- Try these dumplings over a pot of beef stew!
- Check out our list of side dishes for chicken and dumplings if you want to offer a little something more with dinner.
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 2 ribs celery, sliced
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup water
- 1 tsp Better than Bouillion chicken base (optional)
- 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/2 tsp ground thyme
- 1 1/2 cups frozen veggies of choice (such as peas, carrots, corn, etc.)
- 3 cups chopped or shredded cooked chicken
- 2 cups homemade cream of chicken soup (or 1 10-oz can condensed soup mixed with 1 can of water)
- 2 cups Jiffy baking mix
- 2/3 cup milk
- In a stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat, add olive oil, onions, and celery. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions start to soften and become translucent--about 5 minutes.
- Add chicken broth, water, Better than Bouillion chicken base, salt, pepper, and thyme and stir to combine.
- Add frozen veggies, shredded chicken, and cream of chicken soup. Stir to mix well, then increase heat and bring to a boil.
- While the liquid is heating up, mix the dough for the dumplings by combining Jiffy baking mix and milk in a medium mixing bowl. Stir just until well-combined.
- Once the liquid is boiling, scoop dough out by rounded tablespoon and drop into hot broth.
- Once all the dough is dropped in, decrease the heat so the broth is simmering but not at a rolling boil. Allow the dumplings to cook uncovered for about 8 minutes, then partially cover the pan with a lid and let cook for about 8 more minutes, or until dumplings are done.
- Dumplings are done when they are no longer doughy inside, but are instead fluffy inside, like a biscuit.
- Remove from heat and serve.
If you don't have pre-cooked chicken, you can add a couple of boneless skinless chicken breasts and let them simmer in the broth until cooked through, then add frozen vegetables and cream of chicken soup and proceed with instructions as written.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 524Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 89mgSodium: 2035mgCarbohydrates: 41gFiber: 3gSugar: 8gProtein: 28g
Nutrition information is automatically calculated and is not guaranteed for accuracy.
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