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2 cups of chicken and rice soup with saltine crackers
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Chicken and Rice Soup

Crock Pot Chicken and Rice Soup is packed with brown rice, tender chicken, and fresh vegetables. This comforting soup is easy to make and it tastes amazing!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 5 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fall, slow cooker, soup, vegetables, Winter
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 288kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken canned or rotisserie
  • 1 cup brown rice rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 4 carrots peeled and sliced
  • 3 celery stalks sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 6-8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • parsley for garnish


  • To give the onion a deeper flavor, sauté the onion with the olive oil for 5 minutes before putting in the crockpot.
    sauteing inions on the stove
  • Add the chicken, rice, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the bay leaf then sprinkle with thyme.
    sprinkling thyme in a crockpot
  • Add 6 cups of chicken broth to the crockpot, then stir the ingredients until combined.
    stirring the ingredients of a chicken and rice soup in the crockpot
  • Cover and cook on low for 6 hours, or on high for 3 hours, or until the rice and vegetables are tender.
  • Remove the bay leaf, and stir in the lemon juice. Add additional chicken broth to thin the soup to your desired consistency.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
    sprinkling parsley on chicken soup


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 1248mg | Potassium: 519mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 6895IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2mg