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Crockpot Chicken Fricassee Recipe


This easy chicken is slow cooked with herbs and condensed soup, topped with tasty dumplings.


  • 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup, reduced fat or Healthy Request
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless chicken breast halves, without skin
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • .
  • Chive Dumplings
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 tablespoons fresh chopped chives or parsley
  • 3/4 cup skim milk


Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker.
Combine soup, water, onions, paprika, lemon juice, rosemary, thyme, parsley, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper; pour over chicken. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 7 hours. One hour before serving time, prepare the dumplings, below.

With pastry blender or forks, work dry ingredients and shortening together until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Add chives or parsley and milk; mix just until well combined. With teaspoon, drop onto hot chicken and gravy. Cover and continue cooking on HIGH for about 25 minutes longer, until dumplings are cooked. Serve with mashed potatoes or noodles, along with vegetables or a salad.

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