Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Grandma Nancy's Cookbook

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

6

servings

15 minutes

active time

4 hours 15 minutes

total time

Ingredients

**BOTTOM:

1 1/2 cups chopped onion

1 cup chopped carrot

1/2 cup chopped celery

2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed

3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

2 cups low-sodium chicken stock

1/2 teaspoons thyme

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

**Whisk

1 /2 cup half and half

1/2 cup broth

1 tablespoons cornstarch

**COMBINE

1 cup all purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

3 tablespoons cold salted butter, cut into small cubes

**STIR IN:

1/2 cup milk

**SPRINKLE:

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, for serving

Directions

1. In the bottom of the slow cooker, layer the onions, carrot, celery and garlic cloves. Place the chicken breasts on top of the vegetables and pour the stock over the chicken. Sprinkle the chicken with thyme, salt and pepper.

2. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook for 6 hours on low.

3. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and shred into bite-sized pieces with a fork. Return to the slow cooker.

4. Whisk the half and half, chicken broth together with the cornstarch. Pour the mixture into the slow cooker and stir to combine.

5. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, garlic powder and salt. Work in the butter using your fingers until course crumbs begin to form.

6. Stir in the milk and combine well until a sticky dough begins to form.

7. Drop tablespoon sized dollops of dough over the stew in an even layer. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook for 1 additional hour or until dumplings are cooked through.

Sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately.

6

servings

15 minutes

active time

4 hours 15 minutes

total time
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