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Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings

Servings: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings: Fluffy dumplings and tender chicken in a flavorful sauce. Old fashioned comfort food just like Grandma used to make!


For the Chicken

  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Carrots, Sliced
  • 2 Stalks Celery Diced
  • 1 Onion, Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Frozen Peas
  • 2 Cups Chicken, Diced
  • 4 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tsp Fresh Parsley
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 4 tbsp Each Cornstarch & Water, Mixed together

For the Dumplings

  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 2 tbsp Butter, Melted
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh Parsley


For the Chicken

  • Set Instant Pot to the saute setting. Melt butter. Saute carrots, celery, onions, and peas until softened.
  • Add chicken, chicken broth, turmeric, and salt/pepper.
  • Cook on Manual High Pressure for 10 minute. Do a quick release. In a small bowl, combine water and cornstarch.
  • Stir in milk and cornstarch slurry.

For the Dumplings

  • In a medium bowl, combine butter,flour,salt,and baking powder. Fold in milk and parsley until just combined.
  • Set Instant Pot to saute function. Drop by teaspoon full. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.


Calories: 345kcal, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 13g, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 51mg, Sodium: 1611mg, Potassium: 651mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 115%, Vitamin C: 33.9%, Calcium: 16.1%, Iron: 15.4%
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best, Easy, Fall, Fluffy, From Scratch, Winter
Author: Krystle
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