Crock Pot Chicken/Dumplings Recipe

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  1. ugadog99

    ugadog99 <font color=blue>Has been waiting patiently for a

    Feb 8, 2001
    I would like to make chicken and dumplings this weekend, but want to use the crockpot. Can anyone share a great recipe with me?

  2. DsnyDrmr

    DsnyDrmr My DH calls it OCD; I call it effective planning ;

    May 27, 2005
    bump.........I'm looking for one too!
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  4. party of 3

    party of 3 <font color=royalblue>i can't believe that i will

    Apr 1, 2005
    i have one from the fix it and forget it cookbook. i've never tried it,but here it is..

    4 whole chicken breasts or 1 small chicken
    3/4 cup sliced carrots
    1/4 cup chopped onions
    1/4 cup chopped celery
    1 1/2 cups peas
    4-6 tbsp.flour
    1 cup water
    salt & pepper to taste
    buttermilk baking mix for dumplings
    paprika to taste

    1.cook chicken in water in soup pot. cool,skin, and debone chicken. return broth to boiling in soup pot.
    2.cook vegetables in microwave on high for 5 minutes.
    3.meanwhile, combine flour and water until smooth. add to boiling chicken broth. add enough extra water to make 4 cups broth, making sure gravy is fairly thick. season with salt and pepper.
    4.combine chicken, vegetables, and gravy in slow cooker
    5. mix dumplings as directed on baking mix box. place dumplings on top of chicken in slow cooker. sprinkle with paprika.
    6.cover. cook on high 3 hours.

    hope this helps you guys out!
  5. Glynis

    Glynis <font color=indigo>Taking applications for a WDW t

    Apr 27, 2004
    This is the easiest crock pot chicken and dumpling recipe ever! It's really kid friendly, too. My picky eater DS ate 3 helpings!

    2 chicken breast--boneless/skinless (I just wanted to add that I've been using 2 lbs. chicken thighs instead...the breasts were too dry for me)
    1 can cream chicken soup
    2 T margarine
    2 cans biscuits
    1 soup can of water

    Put the chicken breasts in a crockpot, top w/ soup, margarine, and water. Cook on low 6-8 hours or high 3-4 hours. Then, shred the chicken w/ 2 forks and stir. 45 minutes before serving (turn to "high" if cooking on "low"), add cut up biscuits.

    Very simple and very good!!

    I got this recipe here on the DIS and I'm glad I found it. I make it at least 2 times a month this winter!
  6. jiminyC_fan

    jiminyC_fan DIS Veteran

    Jul 24, 2001
    Yummy! I will have to try both of these. I have a great friend who makes it homemade in a pressure cooker but they make me nervous.
  7. Chris2597

    Chris2597 DIS Veteran

    Jul 11, 2000
    I made the Chicken and Dumplings with the canned biscuits but found the biscuits to be a bit undercooked. I cooked them for the directed 45 minutes on high. Is there a way to tell if the dumplings are adequately cooked before serving?
  8. TammyNC

    TammyNC <font color=red>WISH Biggest Loser/Red Team</font>

    Dec 7, 2003
    Thanks for these, they sound great.
  9. Glynis

    Glynis <font color=indigo>Taking applications for a WDW t

    Apr 27, 2004
    Hmm, 45 minutes was fine for me. If you want, just play around with the time. I know that with my crock pot, things cook faster than others. If, for example, a recipe calls for me to cook something for 6-8 hours on low, my crock pot will be done in 4-6 hours.

    Next time, maybe try one of the dumplings and see if it's done to your satisfaction.


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