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Keto Chicken and Dumplings – Low Carb Southern Chicken and Dumplings

Keto chicken and dumplings – This low carb chicken and dumplings is the ultimate comfort food with full of old fashioned flavors that is gluten free with just 4g of net carbs perfect for a great low carb dinner.

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Can You Meal Prep this Simple Keto Chicken and Dumplings?

Yes, you can meal prep this low carb chicken and dumplings. The only thing you have to do is keep the dough separate because if you store the dumplings along with the soup it will become messy. Just chop all the ingredients ahead and dump in all the ingredients on the go. Heat the soup, throw the dough and cook for a few minutes before serving.

Can we Freeze this Low Carb Southern Chicken and Dumplings?

Yes definitely you can freeze this gluten-free chicken and dumplings but as mentioned above, freeze the dough separately from the soup.

When ready to serve, heat the soup, add in the frozen dumplings and cook for a few minutes.

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Tips and Tricks

  • Always try different veggies or as desired, this will give you extra comfort.
  • You can also substitute homemade chicken broth for the store-bought broth or Better Than Bouillon.
  • Make it spicier – Toss in jalapenos, serrano peppers, poblano peppers, habanero peppers, etc. and feel the heat.
  • Make it more creamy – add more heavy whipping cream, sour cream, greek yogurt or cream cheese if you prefer it creamier.
  • Make it even low in carbs – Try to add more green colored veggies instead of colored ones like carrots, onions or cauliflower.

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How to Make Keto Low Carb Chicken and Dumplings

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Keto Chicken and Dumplings

keto chicken and dumplings

This low carb keto chicken and dumplings is the ultimate comfort food with full of old fashioned flavors that is gluten free with just 4g of net carbs perfect for a great low carb dinner.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 2 Pounds bone-in skin on chicken thighs (about 6 thighs)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, yellow
  • 4 stalks celery chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme or 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 3 cloves of fresh garlic chopped
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 cup water

For the Dough:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 Cups Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Xantham Powder
  • 1/2 cup of coconut flour


  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat up a large dutch oven, add oil, once hot add the chicken and cook for about 4 to 6 minutes per side.
  3. Remove the chicken and transfer to a plate
  4. Now add in chopped onions, thyme, celery, garlic and cook for 5 to 7 minutes until they are soft.
  5. Add in 2 cups of chicken stock, butter and water in with the vegetables.
  6. Shred the chicken using a fork and discard the bones and add it to the dutch oven.
  7. Add the bay leaves, bring the mixture to a boil and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked.
  8. Meanwhile, start making the dough.
  9. Take a microwave-safe bowl, add 2 cups of mozzarella cheese and microwave for a minute or two or until melted.
  10. In a separate bowl add egg yolks, baking powder, and Xantham powder and mix until well combined and smooth.
  11. Remove the melted cheese from the microwave and add the egg yolk mixture along with 1/2 cup of coconut flour and mix until thick.
  12. Knead the dough with your hands until nice and smooth.
  13. Roll out the dough on a nonstick surface or between two greased parchment paper as big about 1/4 inch thick (don't make it too thin)
  14. Gently cut strips of the dough and sprinkle a bit of coconut flour so the strips don't stick to one another.
  15. Add about 4 to 5 strips at a time to the hot soup mixture and cook for about 3 minutes.
  16. Serve immediately!

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 409Total Fat 31gSaturated Fat 15gCholesterol 175mgSodium 464mgCarbohydrates 8gSugar 1gProtein 23g

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3 thoughts on “Keto Chicken and Dumplings – Low Carb Southern Chicken and Dumplings”

  1. Worked out great. When it was time for dumplings I split the chicken, vegetables and broth Into 2 pots and made regular dumplings for son and hubby and my daughter and myself had the keto dumplings. Big hit. Only question I can’t get the dumplings thin enough.


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