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Slow-Cooked Smothered Buttermilk Chicken with Peas over Biscuits

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 8 hr 30 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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A tasty biscuit-topper slowly cooks while you're away. Once home, just pop the refrigerated biscuits in the oven, and you've got dinner!

Ingredients

1
lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
3
medium carrots, sliced
1/3
cup chopped onion
1/2
cup water
2
tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
bay leaf
1
(1.2-oz.) pkg. roasted chicken gravy mix
1/3
cup buttermilk
2
teaspoons all-purpose flour
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen sweet peas, thawed, drained
1
(10.2-oz.) can (5 biscuits) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Refrigerated Buttermilk Biscuits

Steps

  • 1 In 4 to 6-quart slow cooker, combine chicken, carrots, onion, water, margarine, salt, pepper and bay leaf; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 20 minutes before serving, stir gravy mix into chicken mixture. Remove and discard bay leaf. In measuring cup, blend buttermilk and flour. Stir flour mixture and peas into chicken mixture; mix well. Increase heat setting to high; cover and cook an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until peas are cooked.
  • 4 Meanwhile, bake biscuits as directed on can. Serve chicken mixture over split biscuits.
  • 1 In 4 to 6-quart slow cooker, combine chicken, carrots, onion, water, margarine, salt, pepper and bay leaf; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 20 minutes before serving, stir gravy mix into chicken mixture. Remove and discard bay leaf. In measuring cup, blend buttermilk and flour. Stir flour mixture and peas into chicken mixture; mix well. Increase heat setting to high; cover and cook an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until peas are cooked.
  • 4 Meanwhile, bake biscuits as directed on can. Serve chicken mixture over split biscuits.

Expert Tips

This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/5 of Recipe
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
1170mg
49%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
10g
10%
Protein
23g
23%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
250%
250%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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