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Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup in a soup bowl with handles.

Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Creamy and filling soup with chicken, wild rice and vegetables. Quick to prepare and cook in your slow cooker! 

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken wild rice soup, slow cooker rice soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 340 kcal
Author Anna


  • 3/4 cup wild rice uncooked
  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 3/4 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups milk or half and half


  1. Add chicken, vegetables, rice and seasoning to slow cooker. Add chicken broth and water. Cover and cook for 4 to 5 hours on HIGH setting or 7 to 8 hours on LOW setting.
  2. When chicken is done, remove from slow cooker onto a plate. Shred. Return to slow cooker.
  3. In a saucepan, melt butter. Add milk and cornstarch. Whisk and cook until thickens, about 7 minutes. Add mixture to soup in slow cooker and stir well. Add more water if needed.
  4. Serve soup with crusty bread or croutons. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 340 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 88mg29%
Sodium 757mg33%
Potassium 698mg20%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 3155IU63%
Vitamin C 15.3mg19%
Calcium 126mg13%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.