Chicken Fricassee With Herb Dumplings

Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

An easy, thrifty recipe using Bisquick that I found in a little booklet I forgot I had. It's titled Strictly Thrifty Menus from Betty Crocker. I'm putting them all on here for safe keeping.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend 1 cup baking mix, salt, pepper, and paprika; coat chicken pieces.
  2. Cook chicken in shortening and butter in skillet until light brown. Remove chicken and drain fat.
  3. Mix soup and 1 1/2 cups milk in skillet; add chicken pieces. Cover and heat to boiling. Cook over low heat about 45 minutes or until chicken is tender.
  4. Stir 2 cups baking mix, 2/3 cup milk, parsley flakes and poultry seasoning to a soft dough.
  5. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto hot soup mixture. Cook uncovered over low heat 10 minutes; cover and cook 10 minutes longer.
  6. Serve with tossed salad and apple pandowdy.


Most Helpful

Thank you for posting this recipe! I've been making this dish for over 30 years, but lost the exact recipe a long time ago. It is so easy and delicious!! I always make this for friends and family when they're in need of comfort food. It never fails to impress with the light herb dumplings. I've always deglazed the pan with a little white wine, added chunks of carrots, and use Cream of Mushroom soup good!!

Moseslakecooker March 11, 2014

Cjay, I got the same recipe from the same little booklet many years ago. It is a really good dish. The dumplings are light and airy, the chicken moist and delicious. I was stunned by the calorie count, but you must consider the cup of Bisquick used in the coating isn't all in the final product. Still not a diet friendly dish, but an awfully good one. Thanks for posting. This way when we lose that little booklet (and we will), it will be right here safe and sound.

LauraBlueEyes December 13, 2009

I used to make this all the time years ago, but lost the booklet (like so many of us) and decided to try to find the recipe online. Thank you SO much for posting it! We are having it for supper, and this is one of my favorite meals of all time.

Monna L. July 20, 2014

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