Chicken Wild Rice Soup Recipes

This slow cooker chicken wild rice soup is creamy and comforting, but still nourishing with lots of veggies, shredded chicken and wild rice. Added bonus: it’s so easy to whip up!   


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– 1 cup wild rice blend, uncooked 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup yellow onion, chopped ¾ cup celery, chopped ¾ cup carrots, chopped 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried rosemary 2 teaspoons sea salt, plus more to taste 2 bay leave 6 cups low sodium chicken broth 2 cups water, or additional chicken broth SPONSORED CONTENT Sponsored Video by By ¼ cup olive oil, butter, ghee or vegan butter ½ cup gluten-free all-purpose flour, or regular all-purpose flour 1 cup unsweetened almond milk, or oat milk pepper, to taste fresh thyme, for garnish (optional)

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Step 1

Rinse the rice under running water. Place the uncooked rice, chicken breast, garlic, onions, celery, carrots, thyme, rosemary, salt, bay leaves, chicken broth and water into your slow cooker.  


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Step 2

Cover and cook on the high setting for 3-4 hours or on the low setting for 7-8 hours.  

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Step 3

In the last 1/2 hour of cooking, remove the chicken from the slow cooker. Allow to cool slightly and then use two forks to shred the chicken into small pieces. 

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Step 4

When the rice is done cooking, remove the bay leaves and add the shredded chicken back into the slow cooker. 

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Step 5

Melt the butter or oil in a saucepan. Add the flour and let the mixture cook for 1 minute. Whisk the mixture slowly while adding in the milk. Continue to whisk until all lumps have dissolved. 

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Step 6

Add the creamy mixture into the slow cooker. Stir to combine. Add additional water or milk to your preference if the consistency is too thick. Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed. Garnish with fresh thyme and serve.  

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