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Comfort food is the name of the game when it comes to this Chicken and Biscuits Cobbler, combining two southern favorites into one!

Chicken and Biscuits Cobbler

Comfort food is the name of the game when it comes to this Chicken and Biscuits Cobbler, combining two southern favorites into one.

Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken and biscuits, chicken and biscuits cobbler
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 servings
Calories 624 kcal

Ingredients

Filling:

  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream

Drop Biscuits:

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, sliced
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 heaping cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Spray an 11x7-inch baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.

  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the onion, celery, carrots, and peas, and cook until the vegetables are tender, about 5-7 minutes. Add in the garlic and cook for 1 minute more until nice and fragrant. Add the chicken and stir everything well.

  3. Sprinkle the flour over the top of the chicken and vegetables and stir until everything is evenly coated. Cook for 2 more minutes, then add the chicken broth to the pan. Stir constantly for 2-3 more minutes until the mixture starts to thicken. Season with the thyme, parsley, seasoned salt, poultry seasoning, garlic powder, and some pepper to taste. Stir in the heavy cream and cook for 2-3 more minutes until nice and thick. Pour into the prepared baking pan.

  4. To make the biscuits, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar in the bowl of a food processor and pulse a few times to combine. Add the butter and process the ingredients together until crumbly. Add the milk and shredded cheddar and process until the dough comes together in one large clump. Use a large spoon or measuring cup (about 1/3 cup) to scoop 6 equal mounds of the dough from the bowl. I then use my hands to make them into roundish balls before placing them on top of the chicken mixture in the baking pan. 

  5. Place in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes until filling is bubbly and biscuits are golden brown on top and cooked through. Let it cool slightly before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Biscuits Cobbler
Amount Per Serving
Calories 624 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 22g138%
Cholesterol 136mg45%
Sodium 1257mg55%
Potassium 597mg17%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 4680IU94%
Vitamin C 12.3mg15%
Calcium 191mg19%
Iron 3.5mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.