Chicken and Biscuits

Your family will love this slow cooker recipe version of chicken and cheesy biscuits. The red potatoes, carrots, celery, and peas in the sauce make it a complete meal.

Chicken and Biscuits
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 2 cup chopped round red potato (2 medium)

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped carrot (2 medium)

  • ½ cup coarsely chopped onion (1 medium)

  • ½ cup coarsely chopped celery (1 medium)

  • 1 4 ounce can (drained weight) sliced mushrooms, drained

  • 2 garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • ½ teaspoon dried sage, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca, crushed

  • 1 pound bone-in chicken thighs, skinned

  • 1 cup chicken broth

  • 1 cup frozen peas

  • 1 ounce cream cheese, cut up

  • Cheesy Biscuits

Cheesy Biscuits

  • 1 ⅔ cup packaged biscuit mix

  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese (2 ounces)

  • ½ cup milk


  1. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine potato, carrot, onion, celery, mushrooms, garlic, thyme, sage, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle tapioca over the mixture. Top with chicken thighs. Pour broth over all.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3-1/2 hours.

  3. Remove chicken from slow cooker. When cool enough to handle, remove meat from bones and coarsely chop; discard bones. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Return meat to slow cooker along with peas and cream cheese. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Stir well; serve with Cheesy Biscuits. Makes 6 servings.

Cheesy Biscuits

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. In a medium bowl combine biscuit mix and cheese. Stir in milk. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead 10 times. Pat into a 1/2-inch-thick circle. With a floured 3-inch biscuit cutter cut into rounds. Reroll scraps as needed. Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

369 Calories
15g Fat
41g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 369
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 927mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 13mg 65%
Calcium 161.5mg 12%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Potassium 444mg 9%
Folate, total 56.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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