Chicken and rice soup is the best, especially when it's easily made in the slow cooker!
This slow cooker chicken with rice soup allows you to serve chicken, rice, and plenty of vegetables in one tummy-warming bowl! Prep this soup in advance, and return home to a delicious and nutritious dinner your entire family will love.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice Soup with a Twist
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 6 cups chicken broth fat-free, low-sodium, or homemade is best if available
- 1 pound boneless skinless white and dark chicken meat uncooked, about 3 cups cubed chicken
- 1 lime juiced
- 2 carrots peeled and diced
- 4 tablespoons cilantro fresh chopped
- 3/4 cup long grain brown rice uncooked
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes crushed, add more for a spicier soup
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- Cut chicken into 1" cubes and remove any visible fat. Add uncooked chicken cubes and all other ingredients to the slow-cooker. Cook on low heat for 6-8 hours or until rice is tender and chicken is cooked through.
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