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Slow Cooked Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice

Slow Cooked Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice
  • prep time: 10 min
  • total time: 5 hr 10 min
  • serves: 8 people
  • calories: 290 1 serving

It’s hard to imagine getting a meal on the table with less effort than this Slow Cooked Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice recipe. Using soup as a creamy, flavorful base cuts the ingredient list to just five, and all you have to do is stir them together in your slow cooker, set it to low, and walk away for five hours. Voila, dinner is served. With carrots, wild rice and white meat chicken, this recipe makes a hearty and filling meal.

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $12.61

  • 2 cans (10 1/2 ounces) Campbell’s® Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup or 98% Fat Free Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 5 large carrot, peeled and cut in 1/4-inch thick slices (about 4 cups)
  • 1 package (6 ounces) uncooked seasoned long-grain and wild rice mix
  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast (8 small or 4 large cut in half crosswise)

Instructions

  • Tips

    • Ingredient Note: We develop our recipes using a 4-to 5-ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast half per serving. However, there are a range of sizes available in-store, from the butcher counter to the meat case and the freezer section. Use whichever you prefer- just follow the recipe as written above for the best result. If you're using larger chicken breasts, they may require a little longer cooking time.
  • Step 1

    Stir the soup, water, carrots and rice with seasoning packet in a 5-to 6-quart slow cooker (make sure the carrots are submerged in the soup mixture).  Season the chicken with salt and pepper.  Add the chicken and turn to coat.

  • Step 2

    Cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 6 hours or until the chicken is done and the rice is tender.  Season to taste.  Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley just before serving, if desired.

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  • EXCELLENT RECIPE WITH JUST A FEW CHANGES

    Leeann J.
    May 22, 2018

    I USE CREAM OF CHICKEN WITH HERBS SOUP, ROTISSERIE CHICKEN (ALREADY COOKED) AND WHITE LONG GRAIN RICE. THIS RECIPE CAME OUT AMAZING, I DIDN'T HAVE TO ADD ANY SEASONING AT ALL BECAUSE OF THE HERB SOUP AND SEASONING ON THE CHICKEN. IT'S SUPER EASY AND CAME OUT THE PERFECT TEXTURE! IT'S A GREAT WAY TO USE UP LEFTOVER ROTISSERIE CHICKEN TOO FROM THE NIGHT BEFORE. MY DAUGHTER (WHO HAS SENSORY ISSUES, ADHD, AND EATING PROBLEMS) LOVES THIS (INCLUDING THE CARROTS)! I MADE THIS ABOUT A MONTH AGO THE FIRST TIME AND I'M MAKING IT AGAIN TONIGHT FOR MY FAMILY AND A DIFFERENT SET OF FRIENDS. THEY LOVED IT BEFORE TOO!

  • Creamy Chicken with Rice

    Simone M.
    May 5, 2019

    I made this with 1 can of Cream of Celery and 1 can of water. 1 box chicken flavored Rice A Roni. Chopped 1/2 an onion and mixed it in rice mixture. I used 1/2 cup of whole milk too. I seasoned 6 chicken drumsticks with salt and pepper and garlic powder and browned them in a cast iron skillet 5 minutes each side then added chicken to crockpot and cooked 4 hours on low. Came out perfect! I also made this with Cream of Bacon soup too before.

  • Never make it again

    josephine g.
    November 5, 2014

    It came out mushy like slop and I had to throw most of it out my hubby disliked it too I will never torture him again..

  • Bland

    LaraRR
    October 8, 2014

    This recipe has no flavor. I also used chicken broth instead of water but still no taste.Ironically my 7 year old loves it b/c she doesn't like anything with actual flavor:(

  • Family Favorite

    Marissa W.
    May 29, 2014

    I love this recipe and its a dinner favorite at my house. Its super easy to make. The first time I made it the carrots didn't cook all the way through, so now I leave them out or use canned peas and carrots and it tastes just as good. You can also play around with different soups and rice mixes. I push the chicken breasts down so they are completely covered. The result is that the chicken gets really tender and shreds into the rice.

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    Calories 290
    Total Fat 8.3 g
    Sat. Fat 1.8 g
    Cholesterol 77 mg
    Sodium 862 mg
    Total Carb 25.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    Protein 25.4 g
    Vitamin A 160 %DV
    Vitamin C 3 %DV
    Calcium 2 %DV
    Iron 5 %DV
    Calories 212
    Total Fat 2.9 g
    Sat. Fat 0.6 g
    Cholesterol 71 mg
    Sodium 338 mg
    Total Carb 25.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    Protein 25.4 g
    Vitamin A 150 %DV
    Vitamin C 6 %DV
    Calcium 2 %DV
    Iron 6 %DV

    This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.