Thursday, July 29, 2010

Chicken & Dumplings

One of my most requested family recipes!!
This dish is an easy go-to meal that you will enjoy.
It simmers in the slow-cooker and uses ready-made
biscuits for a fast version of an old fashioned delight.
Slow-Cooker Chicken & Dumplings
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6 boneless chicken breasts or thighs
(cut in large chunks)
1 onion, diced
3 stalks celery, diced
3 carrots, peeled & diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 large cream of chicken soup
2 chicken bouillon cubes
3 c chicken broth
1 t onion powder
1 t garlic powder
2 t basil
2 t parsley
kosher salt
cracked black pepper
1/2 c milk
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2 pkg. refrigerated biscuits
(cut each piece in half - then each half is 4)
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Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper
and place in the bottom of a slow-cooker.
Saute the onion, celery and carrots in
2-3 T olive oil and 1 T butter ~ season with
salt and pepper and cook until soft ~ then
add garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
Place on top of chicken pieces.
Layer cream of chicken soup on the top.
Add chicken broth, bouillon cubes and
remaining spices to the slow-cooker.
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Set temperature on high until the broth
begins to bubble - then set at low and
continue simmering for 3-4 hours.
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Add biscuits pieces and allow to cook an additional hour.
Stir in milk and blend before serving.
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2 comments:

  1. Your recipe sounds lovely - delicious comfort food at its best! And I love that you use refrigerator biscuits for the dumplings. I struggle to make nice dumplings and I'm not really that fond of them - but I love refrigerator biscuits!!

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  2. I love me some chicken & dumplings. It's one of my favorite meals! Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites!

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