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Jazzed Up Creamed Chicken over Biscuits

Looking for a delicious makeover of the classic creamed chicken over biscuits? This creamed chicken has a little additional flavor and zest to give the classic cream chicken over biscuits an upgrade! Not only is this easy dinner recipe super satisfying, but it will take you less than 30 minutes to make this creamy, delicious supper recipe for your family!

Looking for a delicious makeover of the classic creamed chicken over biscuits? This creamed chicken has a little additional flavor and zest to give the classic cream chicken over biscuits an upgrade! Not only is this easy dinner recipe super satisfying, but it will take you less than 30 minutes to make this creamy, delicious supper recipe for your family!

Creamed chicken over biscuits

This Jazzed Up Creamed Chicken over Biscuits Recipe is my favorite comfort food and most requested dinner when our family visits from out of town! It takes the classic creamed chicken over biscuits and tweaks it to make it even better. The super creamy, satisfying creamed chicken sauce is served over golden, flaky biscuits for a comfort food dinner that will turn every day into a great day!
start out making a rue by stirring together flour and butter then add milk whisking constantly until mixture has thickened

Creamed chicken

Melt butter over medium heat. Add flour, pepper, and ground mustard and use whisk to cook for 1-2 minutes over medium heat until it smells nutty and there is just a hint of it turning light brown.
Slowly add milk, stirring constantly until it thickens, 4-5 minutes
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Cream chicken over biscuits

Add cooked chicken or turkey, peas, and drained pimientos and cook over medium heat until peas are softened and chicken is hot – about 10 minutes.
HINT: Make it a quick dinner and pull chicken off of a rotisserie chicken or use leftover Thanksgiving turkey.
 
add cheese

Chicken over biscuits

Add cheese; once melted it is ready to serve over biscuits.
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Creamed chicken and biscuits

Serve with homemade biscuits; see our easy, delicious recipe below.

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Biscuit Recipe

Meanwhile, mix up these delicious, perfect-every-time biscuit recipe:

Preheat the oven to 450 F. In a bowl cut the crisco (or butter) into the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
mix in the milk

Grandma’s creamy chicken and biscuits

Mix in the milk.
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Creamy chicken over biscuits

Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 10 times. Roll ½” thick and cut out using a cookie cutter (I use the large lids from ball canning jars). Put on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 10-12 minutes or until just a hint of light brown. Serve warm.
creamed chicken over biscuits

Cream chicken and biscuits

How pretty is that? We like to eat it various times throughout the year, but especially for Christmas because of the red and green.
HINT:  We cut the biscuits in the shape of Christmas Trees. (You can dye your dough green if you like too as well)
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Recipe for creamed chicken over biscuits

This recipe is so creamy with just right taste of Grandma’s home cooking mixed with a slight zip to make it have more intrigue. It is one of our all time favorite meals!

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Jazzed Up Creamed Chicken over Biscuits Recipe
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Jazzed Up Creamed Chicken over Biscuits Recipe

Looking for a delicious makeover of the classic creamed chicken over biscuits? You are going to want to check out our easy, creamy, delicious recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: biscuits, chicken recipes, comfort food, creamed chicken, easy, main dish, southern
Author: Beth Gorden

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Crisco, lard, or butter
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 3 cups cooked, cut up chicken
  • 10 ounces frozen peas
  • 1 small jar pimientos, drained
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Instructions

  • MAKE THE BISCUITS:
    Preheat the oven to 450 F.
    Cut shortening into flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir in milk.
    Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 10 times. Roll ½” thick and cut out using a cookie cutter (I use the large lids from ball canning jars).
    Put on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 10-12 minutes or until just a hint of light brown.
  • MAKE THE CREAMED CHICKEN:
    While the biscuits are baking, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour, pepper, and ground mustard and use whisk to cook for 1-2 minutes over medium heat until it smells nutty and there is just a hint of it turning light brown.
    Slowly add milk, stirring constantly until it thickens, 4-5 minutes.
    Add chicken, peas, and drained pimientos and cook over medium heat until peas are softened and chicken hot - about 10 minutes.
    Add cheese; once melted it is ready to serve over biscuits.

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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