Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup
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4.6 from 10 votes

Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Creamy, hearty and filling this Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup is the perfect comfort soup for those cool winter nights!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 403kcal
Author: Tornadough Alli

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.

Nutrition

Calories: 403kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 1374mg | Potassium: 769mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 113% | Vitamin C: 20.1% | Calcium: 13.1% | Iron: 9%