Monday, November 11, 2013

Sunday Chicken Stew

Prep : 30 Minutes     Cook: 6-1/2 hours 
Makes  6 servings

You will love this recipe  because  you can prepare  the veggies  n Saturday  night , then in the morning  assemble  everything  in the slow cooker  before going  to church .

1/2           cup all-purpose flour
1              teaspoon salt
1/2           teaspoon  white pepper
1              broiler/ fryer  chicken ( about 3 pounds) cut up and skin removed
2             tablespoons canola oil
3             cuts chicken broth
6             large  carrots , cut into 1-inch pieces
2             celery ribs  , cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1             large sweet onion , thinly sliced
1             teaspoon dried rosemary ; crushed
1-1/2       cups  frozen peas
1             cup  all-purpose  flour
2             teaspoon baking powder
1/2          teaspoon dried rosemary , crushed
1             egg , lightly beaten

1 .     In a large resealable plastic bag , combine  the flour , salt  and pepper ; add chicken  , a few pieces  at a time  and shake to coat . In a large skillet  , brown chicken  in oil ; remove  and keep warm . Gradually  add broth  to the skillet  ; bring to a boil .
2 .      In a 5-quart  slow cooker  , layer the carrots  , celery  and onions ; sprinkle with rosemary . Add the  chicken and hot broth.
3 .      Cover and cook  on low for 6 hours  or until  chicken  juices run clear  , vegetables are tender  and stew is bubbling.
4 .       Remove chicken  ; when cool rnough  to handle , remove meat from the bones  and discard bones . Cut  meat into bite size  pieces  and retuen to slow cooker . Stir in peas .
5 .  FOR THE DUMPLINGS:  In  a small bowl , combine  the flour , baking powder  . salt and rosemary . Combine  the egg  and milk , stir in dry ingredients . Drop by heaping easpoons  into simmering chicken mixture .
6 .        Cover and cook  on high  for 30 minutes  or until a toothpick  inserted  in a dumpling  comes out clean . (do not lift the cover  while simmering).
In a Dutch oven , brown chicken , then add broth  to the pan . Return chicken  to pan with rosemary . Cover and simmer  for 1 hour . Add carrots  , celery and onions ; cover  and simmer  30 minutes longer . Cut up chicken  and prepare dumplings  as directed . Teturn chicken  to pan with peass . Add dumpling. Cover and simmer  for 20 minutes .


  1. This sounds so very good, Nee. I believe it is on my "to make" list! Thanks for sharing.

    1. Hi Nellie, Sundays is a busy day for me , I use my slow cooker at lot in the fall and winter , out and about and don't have to rush dinner , Thanks for stoppin by :).

  2. Replies
    1. Hi Cquek , it is good , mix , fix and forget and your supper is ready . Thanks for stopping by :).

  3. Dear Nee,

    Sounds like a wonderful and delicious way to make dinner on a busy day. Especially now with the holidays upon us, it is hard to be available to cook a hot good meal in a jiffy. Love this idea.... Thank you for always have terrific recipes on your page. Blessings, Dottie :)

  4. Hi Dottie , with 4 small kids ranging in age 5 to 12 , I make sure they get a hot meal , I have slow cookers in differents sizes ... thanks for stopping by :)

  5. Dear Nee, I love stove top dishes. They always make the house smell great and this stew looks hearty and delicious. Blessings dear. Catherine xo

    1. Hi Catherine , It is filling and you can put your own twist on it , grat comfort food , thanks for stopping by :).

  6. This recipe appeared verbatim, with the same photo on this site several years ago:

    You should give credit.

  7. Anonymous , I am a collector of cookbooks and recipes , I see a recipe I like I cut it out or print it , leave your name next time if you are so interested in people giving credit thank you


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