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Camping Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumpings

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Camping Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings

Camping Dutch Oven Chicken and Dumplings are the ultimate comfort food when in the woods.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Keyword camping, dairy-free, lactose-free, no nuts, no shellfish, no tree nuts
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 49kcal


  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken 2-1/2 to 3 pounds shredded or chunked
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 celery ribs sliced
  • 3 medium carrots sliced
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 2 teaspoons rubbed sage divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • ¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley


  • Place chicken and water in a Dutch oven. Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to simmer; cook until chicken is tender, about 30 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from kettle; bone and cube.
  • Return chicken to kettle along with the onion, celery, carrots, celery seed, 1 teaspoon of sage, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat.
  • Cover and simmer for 45-60 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  • For dumplings, combine the biscuit mix, milk, parsley and remaining sage to form a stiff batter or use a can of biscuits.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls into the simmering chicken mixture.
  • Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 49kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 306mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g

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