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Crockpot Chicken and Rice Soup

This Crockpot Chicken and Rice Soup is a light, yet creamy one pot wonder! It’s easy, packed with veggies, chicken, and rice, and is loved by everyone — kids included!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken and rice, crockpot soup, slow cooker soup
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 395kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth

Equipment

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts
  • 1 yellow onion finely diced
  • 3 carrots finely diced
  • 3 ribs celery finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 (1 oz) packet ranch seasoning mix
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt plus more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 (32 oz) cartons chicken broth
  • 1 cup uncooked white rice use a parboiled rice like Uncle Ben’s (anything that takes about 20 mins on the stove)*
  • 1 (8 oz) container sour cream room temperature
  • 1 (8 oz) block cream cheese room temperature, cubed into small pieces

Instructions

  • Grease a 6 quart crockpot with cooking spray, then add in chicken, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, ranch seasoning, basil, salt, pepper, and chicken broth.
  • Stir to combine, then cover and cook on HIGH for 3-4 hours or LOW for 6-8 hours.
  • Uncover and stir in rice, sour cream, and cream cheese.
  • Cover and cook for an additional 30 minutes - 1 hour on HIGH (even if you cooked on LOW before) or until the rice is cooked to your liking.
  • Taste, and re-season if necessary, then serve and enjoy!
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Notes

*It's important to use the correct rice. Instant rice will become mushy and non-parboiled rice might take too long to cook.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 1672mg | Potassium: 736mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 4406IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 1mg