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Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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How To Make Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Hot stews and pot roasts are just some of the deletcable meals you get out of a slow cooker. It takes a bit of patience but it’s worth every meat-melting bite. You’ll enjoy the cooking as well as the eating with these slow cooker recipes.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours and 15 minutes



  • 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Place the chicken thighs, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, bay leaf, thyme, and rosemary in the slow cooker.

  2. Pour in the chicken broth and stir to combine.

  3. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.

  4. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and shred it using two forks.

  5. Return the shredded chicken to the slow cooker, along with the frozen peas.

  6. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

  7. In another bowl, combine the milk and melted butter.

  8. Pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture and stir until just combined.

  9. Drop spoonfuls of the dumpling batter onto the chicken mixture in the slow cooker.

  10. Cover and cook on high for another 45 minutes to an hour, or until the dumplings are cooked through and fluffy.

  11. Serve the slow cooker chicken and dumplings hot.


  • Calories : 390kcal
  • Total Fat : 13g
  • Saturated Fat : 5g
  • Cholesterol : 128mg
  • Sodium : 1100mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 37g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 5g
  • Protein : 33g
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