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Slow-Cooked Smothered Buttermilk Chicken with Peas over Biscuits

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!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 8 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 5
 

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

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LOCATION

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.

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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.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/5 of Recipe
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1170mg
1170%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
250%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
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.