Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings with Canned Biscuits
Seasoned shreddable chicken breast combined with cream of chicken soups and canned biscuits make this chicken and dumplings incredibly easy! Just add to a slow cooker crockpot for a warm comfort meal rich in flavor and old fashioned taste.
2cansrefrigerated biscuits7.5 oz each/10 count each
Add boneless, skinless and thawed chicken breasts to a large 6 quart slow cooker and top with diced white or yellow onions.
In a small bowl, combine soups, parsley, thyme, poultry seasoning, salt, and pepper and mix well.
Spread on top of chicken breast.
Add frozen peas and carrots and pour chicken broth on top. Cover and heat on high for 4 hours.
After four hours, flatten each biscuit and cut into thin, about 1/4" strips.
Open the crockpot lid and place the biscuits on top of the mixture.
Replace slow cooker lid and continue to cook for an additional 1 hour.
Stir well to combine the cooked biscuits and shred chicken with two works. Chicken should fall right apart and biscuits will begin to break apart.
Can canned vegetables over frozen be used? While drained canned vegetables CAN be used, canned vegetables will tend to get a lot mushier in the crockpot. Although a quick solution, we always recommend using frozen vegetables in slow cooker dishes.Can chicken thighs be substituted for chicken breasts? Any dark or light meat can be used, but be aware not to add proteins that have bones, or they can get lost and be a choking hazard.
Can I use rotisserie chicken? You can use rotisserie chicken in place of boneless, skinless breasts; however, you would need quite a bit to add as much meat as the original recipe. How long do crockpot chicken & dumplings keep?All leftover chicken should always be sealed in an airtight container and placed in the fridge. This crock pot recipe of chicken and delicious dumplings should keep approximately three days. Remember that the chicken mixture has a creamy sauce, and that may continue to soften any of the dumplings as it sits n the fridge.
Can crescent rolls be used over canned biscuits? Yes, but crescent rolls tend to already be a flatter dough. Just cut into quarters before adding to the dish.