chix and dumplings for two in crock pot

★★★☆☆ 2 Reviews
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By Nancy Nurse
from West Hempstead, NY

i use a 2 quart crock pot to make this dish for 2..i'm sure you can double or triple it and get good results.

★★★☆☆ 2 Reviews
serves 2
prep time 20 Min
cook time 6 Hr

Ingredients For chix and dumplings for two in crock pot

  • 2-4
    chicken thighs with bones, skin optional
  • 1 lg
    large carrot, 2" slices
  • 1 stick
    celery stalk, cut into 2" slices
  • 5-10
    creamini mushrooms depending on size sliced 2" thick
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried thyme
  • 5 Tbsp
    flour blended with enough water to make a slurry
  • 1-2 c
    water to cover leaving at least an inch of room for dumplings
  • DUMPLINGS
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    fresh or dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 to 1/2 c
    broth from crock pot
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How To Make chix and dumplings for two in crock pot

  • 1
    for the chicken stew put chicken thighs raw into pot, add vegetables and seasoning, and herbs..pls note i have not added SALT amts..i don't cook with salt, so i have no idea how much to use... add enough water to cover, leaving at least one inch for dumplings. take enough water out of crock pot to mix a slurry with the flour, and add to pot. cook on high for 4-6 hours, depending on how hot "high" is on your cooker..i use the 2 quart crock pot. the chicken will be falling off the bone, and shredding when you take it out..stir stew, put chicken back in.
  • 2
    dumplings mix all dry ingredients, then add enough broth from the pot to make a wet, sticky dough. if you have one, use a small ice cream scooper to dole out dumplings. if not, use a heaping teaspoon for each dumpling, in a ball, dropping into the stew, gently ladle hot stew sauce over each dumpling, to "set" it, and continue until all used, try to keep each dumpling separate. put cover back on, and coninue to cook for about 15 minutes, until dumplings swell to @X their size..they may lift the cover on the crock pot, that's ok. serve hot

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