Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup
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4.6 from 10 votes

Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 3 medium carrots peeled and sliced
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 stalks celery chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups water you could use all chicken broth as well
  • 1 tsp rosemary chopped
  • 2 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 Tbs salt
  • 1/2 Tbs pepper
  • 4 Tbs butter
  • 3 Tbs flour
  • 2 cup half and half

Instructions

  • In slow cooker add your chicken, rice, carrots, onion, celery, garlic, bay leaves, chicken broth, water, rosemary, parsley, garlic powder, thyme, salt and pepper.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hour or on high for 4-5 hours.
  • Remove your chicken from slow cooker and shred, setting aside.
  • In saute pan on medium heat, melt your butter and then whisk in your flour mixing for about 1 minute until light brown.
  • Slowly whisk in your half and half and continue to whisk until it starts to thicken up.
  • Once thick add your chicken and your half and half mixture back into your slow cooker and stir until blended.
  • Serve warm.