Crock Pot Chicken Wild Rice Soup Recipe: This classic soup is a perfect slow cooker recipe. Full of flavorful veggies, chicken and the perfect wild rice blend. This soup recipe is great for lunch and hearty enough for family dinner.
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Crock Pot Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Crock Pot Chicken Wild Rice Soup is the perfect slow cooker recipe. Full of flavorful veggies, chicken and the perfect wild rice blend this classic soup recipe is great for lunch and hearty enough for family dinner. (Recipe altered from Turkey and Wild Rice Soup in America's Test Kitchen Slow Cooker Revolution)
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs 30 mins
Total Time6 hrs 45 mins
Course: Soup
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Cris

Ingredients

  • 2 onions minced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 8 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 carrots peeled and sliced into 1/4 inch thick pieces
  • 2 celery ribs sliced into 1/4 inch thick pieces
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup long-grain and wild rice blend We LOVE this blendin this soup
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons water

Instructions

  • Place your onions, garlic, tomato paste, oil and thyme in a skillet and cook until your onions are tender
  • Then pour your onion mixture into your crock pot.
  • Next, add your broth, carrots, celery and bay leaves into your crock pot and then stir.
  • Sprinkle your chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Then, place your seasoned chicken in your crock pot.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 5 hours.
  • Next, remove your chicken and shred with two forks or a mixer and return to soup.
  • Then remove your bay leaves.
  • Next, add your rice your rice to your slow cooker.
  • Mix together your corn starch and water with a fork in a coffee cup and add to slow cooker.
  • Lastly, cover and cook on high for 30-40 minutes (wait for your rice to be tender)
  • The to serve, sprinkle your parsley, salt and pepper to taste and serve.