Quick and Easy Chicken and Dumpling Casserole: A Flavorful Twist on a Classic Comfort Dish

Embark on a culinary journey with a delightful twist on the classic chicken and dumplings recipe – the Chicken and Dumpling Casserole. This quick and easy dish offers the same comforting flavors but with a hassle-free preparation that’s perfect for busy nights. Say goodbye to the traditional method of making dumplings on top of broth and welcome a time-saving casserole that delivers on taste and convenience.


Prepare to be amazed by the simplicity of the ingredients for this Chicken and Dumpling Casserole:

  • Pulled chicken from a rotisserie chicken (skin removed)
  • 1 stick of butter, melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup self-rising flour (must be self-rising)
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup


Follow these easy steps to create a mouthwatering Chicken and Dumpling Casserole:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Spread the pulled chicken evenly in a 9×13 baking dish.
  3. Pour the melted butter evenly over the chicken, ensuring each piece is coated.
  4. Season the chicken with a sprinkle of salt and pepper for added flavor.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together the self-rising flour and milk until well combined. Slowly pour this mixture evenly over the chicken in the baking dish. Do not stir – let the dumplings form as it bakes.
  6. In the same bowl, whisk together the chicken broth and condensed cream of chicken soup. Slowly pour this mixture into the baking pan over the chicken and flour-milk mixture. Again, resist the urge to stir.
  7. Bake the casserole uncovered for 45 minutes, allowing the dumplings to form and the flavors to meld into a delicious harmony.
  8. After baking, let the casserole sit for a minimum of 5 minutes before serving. This allows the dumplings to finish forming. The longer it sits, the more dumplings you’ll get.
  9. Enjoy the Chicken and Dumpling Casserole, knowing that the ease of preparation doesn’t compromise on taste. It’s just as good the second day – a perfect leftover treat!


Simplify your love for chicken and dumplings with this Chicken and Dumpling Casserole. Quick, easy, and irresistibly delicious, this recipe ensures that you can enjoy the comforting flavors of a classic dish without the time-consuming effort. Whether you’re a busy home cook or just craving a comforting meal, this casserole is sure to become a new favorite in your repertoire. Happy cooking!

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