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SkinnyMS

Slow Cooker Chicken & Rice

The flavor in this chicken and rice dish is off the charts good plus its low in carbs!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: Diabetic-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Slow Cooker
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 288kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Equipment

  • Minimum Slow Cooker size: 5 quarts

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup wild rice blend uncooked - wild rice, long and short grain brown rice
  • 2 (6-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breast fillets cut into 2” pieces
  • 1 cup chicken broth fat-free low sodium
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with liquid
  • 1/2 teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet, add onions and bell pepper and sauté on medium-low heat until tender, about 3 minutes. Add rice and continue to sauté for another 1 to 2 minutes. Remove skillet from heat and add the remaining ingredients, except chicken, stir to combine. Place chicken in the slow cooker and pour ingredients from the skillet over chicken.
  • Cover and cook on low 4 hours.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 165mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6