How to Cook Perfect Crockpot Chicken & Dumplings

Crockpot Chicken & Dumplings. A delicious and simple whole chicken recipe for the slow cooker that is simmered in a zesty sauce combination of balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, and lemon juice, with honey, garlic, and sesame and olive oils. These fall-apart chicken ideas are basically the easiest recipes ever. The slow cooker does most of the work for you, so your soup, casserole, or taco meat can be ready to go the minute you get.

To me simple foods are the most comforting and this Crock Pot Chicken and Gravy couldn't be simpler. Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken is the slow cooker chicken version of one of the most popular recipes on my blog of all time, Brown Sugar Garlic Beef with Carrots & Potatoes. Or if you're looking for a slow cooker pork version of this recipe (minus the veggies and plus some bacon) here it is! You can cook Crockpot Chicken & Dumplings using 16 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Crockpot Chicken & Dumplings

  1. You need 1-2 lbs of chicken.
  2. Prepare 1 1/2 cups of water.
  3. It’s 1/3 cup of milk.
  4. Prepare 1-2 of chicken bouillon cubes.
  5. You need 1 can of cream of chicken soup.
  6. You need 1 can of chicken broth.
  7. It’s 1/3 of of an onion.
  8. It’s 2 tablespoons of black pepper.
  9. Prepare 1 1/2 tablespoons of garlic.
  10. It’s 3/4 tablespoons of paprika.
  11. Prepare 1/4 tablespoons of cheyenne pepper.
  12. It’s dash of salt (if desired).
  13. It’s 1 container of biscuits.
  14. It’s 1 of can/cup corn (optional).
  15. You need 1 of can/cup carrots (optional).
  16. Prepare 1 of can/cup peas (optional).

Slow Cooker Bacon Garlic Beef Loin Crock Pot Chicken Breasts. Chicken breasts are the leaner pieces of the chicken making them a healthier choice. The downside is the leaner white meat can easily dry out. The slow cooker will keep the meat moist because it traps steam inside when it cooks.

Crockpot Chicken & Dumplings instructions

  1. Add chicken, water, milk, bouillon cubes, broth, cream of chicken, onion, pepper, salt, paprika, garlic, and cheyenne pepper to the crockpot (if using frozen chicken, use less water).
  2. Set crockpot to 8 or 10 hours (Low heat).
  3. When 2-4 hours remain shred the chicken to the desired size. At this point you can add carrots, corn, and peas if desired (you can add at the beginning also, but it makes little difference).
  4. At 1-2 hours remaining, take biscuits and cut/tear into quarters. Place them in the crockpot, pushing them down a little. Homemade biscuit dough should be spooned in at desired size..
  5. When the dumplings rise to the top, they are almost done. Wait for at least 15 minutes more..
  6. Lastly, you may need to separate dumplings that have stuck together before you mix and serve..
  7. Enjoy!.

If your chicken dries out when cooking it, check the lid of the unit to make sure it fits. When the Packers play the Bears, I always plan a party and make sure this is on the menu. Using the slow cooker means I get to watch the game, too! I serve the chicken on submarine rolls with a bit of the sauce and some chopped lettuce. You could also cut the chicken breasts in half and make sliders.