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Crock Pot Chicken Rice Soup

An easy and simple recipe for the slow cooker for chicken and rice soup that is perfect for a chilly evening at home.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: slow cooker, crock pot, chicken thighs, soup, chicken soup, rice soup, carrots, celery, onin
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 481kcal
Author: Taylor


  • Slow Cooker


  • 1 small white onion, diced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken thighs
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 tsp dried thyme, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • fresh parsley, chopped, for topping


  • In your slow cooker, add the onion, carrots, celery, garlic, chicken thighs, brown rice, thyme, bay leaf, salt, pepper, and chicken broth.
  • Cook on low for 6-7 hours or high for 3-4 hours, until rice is tender.
  • Remove the chicken thighs and shred with two forks. Return to the crock pot and stir in to combine.
  • Serve topped with fresh parsley along with saltine crackers or fresh bread.
  • Enjoy!


Sodium: 1649mg | Calcium: 74mg | Vitamin C: 25mg | Vitamin A: 6328IU | Sugar: 3g | Fiber: 3g | Potassium: 825mg | Cholesterol: 133mg | Calories: 481kcal | Saturated Fat: 6g | Fat: 24g | Protein: 27g | Carbohydrates: 38g | Iron: 3mg