Oct 02, 2018 · This easy Chicken and Dumplings recipe is SO FAST AND EASY to make from scratch in only 30 minutes if you use rotisserie chicken and store-bought (or other pre-made) broth!It’s a fast, easy comfort food to make on busy nights. The fresh thyme in the perfectly fluffy dumplings sets it over the edge! The chicken and dumplings broth can be made thick and luscious like a gravy, or more thin like ... I add the chicken meat (chopped or shredded) back to the pot as well. While the chicken bones are simmering, I prepare my veggies (onions, carrots, celery, leeks, and 1/2 head of chopped cabbage) and add them to the pot. Because I use canned/boxed chicken broth as a base, I adjust my salt to taste.