Craving a warm, comforting meal that's still healthy? Look no further than crockpot low sodium chicken and dumplings. This quick and easy recipe is packed with flavor and sure to be a hit with your family. Best of all, you can use rotisserie chicken to make it even faster! Let's get started.
Ingredients & Prep Work
- 1 cup of low-sodium chicken broth
- 1 can (10.5 ounces) condensed low-sodium chicken soup
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- ½ teaspoon salt-free garlic powder
- 3 boneless chicken breast halves (or equivalent pre-cooked rotisserie chicken)
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine,
- 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes (optional)
- 2 cups biscuit dough or dumpling dough for the dumplings recipe of your choice.
To start prepping this dish:
- Heat the butter in a large Dutch oven over medium heat.
- Add the chicken breast halves (or rotisserie chicken if using) and cook until lightly browned on both sides (about 5 minutes). Remove from heat and set aside.
- Once chicken has rested sufficiently, using a two forks shred the cooked chicken.
To Make Your Chicken Mixture and Thicken It
- In a medium bowl mix together the broth, soup, baking powder, pepper, garlic powder, parsley flakes (if using), and cooked chicken (or pre-cooked rotisserie chicken).
- Pour this mixture into the crock pot set to low heat.
- Cover and cook for 6 hours or until heated through.
- Once it has reached this point stir in one cup of milk mixture to thicken chicken sauce.
- For an added richness you can also add some shredded cheese at this time if desired.
Making Fluffy Dumplings & Finishing Up
For your fluffy dumplings drop spoonfuls of biscuit dough or dumpling dough into the crock pot over top of the hot liquid mixture stirring continuously as you go. Cover again and cook on medium high heat for an additional 20 minutes or until all ingredients are fully cooked through. Serve warm with extra shredded cheese if desired!
Crockpot low sodium chicken and dumplings are an easy healthy chicken dinner that’s both delicious and healthy! With just a few simple ingredients like low sodium broth, canned soup, baking powder, pepper plus more—you’ll have dinner ready in no time without ever having to turn on the stovetop! And if you’re pressed for time you can always use pre-cooked rotisserie chicken instead of raw boneless breasts to save yourself even more time! So why not give this easy dinner recipe a try tonight?