Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
Introduction: When it comes to comfort food, few dishes can rival the cozy satisfaction of chicken stewed with dumplings. This slow cooker recipe takes the hassle out of cooking and lets you come home to a hearty bowl of comfort. Whether you're a year-round soup enthusiast or simply crave the warmth of a soothing bowl of broth during fall and winter, this chicken and dumplings recipe is sure to hit the spot. Plus, it's made easy with canned biscuit dough for dumplings that maintain that classic homemade flavor.
Chicken and Dumplings: What You Need
What you need:
- 1 onion, chopped
- 6 skinless, boneless chicken thighs
- 1 can of cream of chicken soup
- 1 can of cream of celery soup
- 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley
- 1 cup of poultry seasoning
- 2 teaspoons of chicken bouillon
- 1 package of refrigerated biscuit dough
- 2 cups of thawed mixed vegetables
- Begin by spreading the chopped onions on the bottom of your slow cooker.
- Place a single layer of skinless, boneless chicken thighs on top of the chopped onions.
- In a mixing bowl, combine one can of cream of chicken soup, one can of cream of celery soup, one teaspoon of chicken bouillon, and one cup of poultry seasoning. Mix well.
- Add the chopped fresh parsley to the soup mixture and season with black pepper to taste. Stir until everything is thoroughly combined.
- Pour the soup mixture over the chicken thighs in the slow cooker.
- On top of the chicken and soup mixture, pour two cups of chicken broth.
- Set your slow cooker to high and cook for 5 hours. Keep the lid closed during this time.
- When there's 1 hour left on the cooking timer, open the lid and add the thawed mixed vegetables. Stir to combine.
- Take the cooked chicken thighs from the slow cooker and shred them into bite-sized pieces.
- Open a can of refrigerated biscuit dough and flatten each biscuit. Cut each flattened biscuit into four long strips.
- Drop the biscuit dough strips into the slow cooker and stir gently to distribute them evenly.
- Continue cooking for the remaining hour, or until the dumplings are cooked through and the soup has thickened.
Enjoy a Bowl of Comfort!
Now you have a delicious pot of slow cooker chicken and dumplings that's ready to warm your soul. The combination of tender chicken, fluffy dumplings, and savory broth is a match made in comfort food heaven. Serve it up and savor every spoonful of this heartwarming dish!