Chicken and dumplings in the slow cooker

    6 hours 15 min

    A delicious dish, which requires hardly any prep time at all. Chicken is cooked in a slow cooker with butter, condensed soup, onion and dumplings. It's the perfect winter warming dish.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets
    • 30g butter
    • 2 (295g) tins condensed cream of chicken soup
    • 1 onion, finely diced
    • 2 (320g) boxes scone mix, plus milk to make a dough, torn into pieces

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:6hr  ›  Ready in:6hr15min 

    1. Place the chicken, butter, soup and onion in a slow cooker and fill with enough water to cover.
    2. Cover and cook for 5 to 6 hours on High. About 30 minutes before serving, place the torn scone dough in the slow cooker. Cook until the dumplings are no longer doughy in the centre.


    Follow packet directions for scone mix.

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    Quick and easy to prepare and very tasty.  -  22 Dec 2011


    Love this! Great the next day too!  -  30 Nov 2014


    A lot of these slow cooker chicken recipes end up being very bland but this one was fantastic.  -  03 Aug 2014