Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings

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Chicken and veggies are slow cooked all day to make the flavorful gravy for this  Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings – add refrigerator biscuits to the top shortly before serving to make the “dumplings.”

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Whether you call this handy little appliance a Crock Pot or a Slow Cooker — we all know it makes life easy!

It seems many people think of their slow cookers for hearty winter meals, soups, stews things of that nature.  I love to use mine in the summer.  It beats heating up your kitchen on those hot summer days, don’t you agree?

I found and adapted this recipe from Pinterest.  My family loves Chicken and Dumplings, and this was a great easy alternative to the “from scratch” version.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

It uses refrigerator biscuits for the dumplings, they are added a short while before eating.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Yield: 6-8 servings

Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings in a white bowl

Chicken and veggies are slow cooked all day to make the flavorful gravy for this Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings - add refrigerator biscuits to the top shortly before serving to make the "dumplings."

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts (can be frozen) - cut into thirds
  • 1 (1 pound) package frozen peas and carrots
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cup herbed poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 (32 ounce) chicken stock
  • 1 tube Grands biscuits, cut into quarters

Instructions

Place chicken pieces in the bottom of the crock pot. Pour frozen veggies and onions over the top.

Sprinkle with flour and seasonings. Pour chicken stock over the top.

Cook for 6 hours on low or 3 hours on high. Open the lid and stir, add quartered biscuits to the top, cover and cook on low for 2 hours or on high for 1 hour more.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 248Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 949mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 29g

Nutrition isn't always accurate.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

adapted recipe source

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8 Comments

  1. I’ve never had chicken and dumplings in a slow cooker. This recipe sounds amazing! It looks super delicious too!

  2. Chicken and dumplings… does life get any better than when you have this combo in front of you on the table? Delicious!

  3. I mean… you bring the best of both worlds here. It is literally impossible to make something as delicious as chicken dumplings!

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