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A soup that goes great with the winter and summer months alike, this homemade chicken and wild rice soup recipe is a staple recipe in our house. It combines some of the most delicious meat with tasty vegetables all in a rich and nutritious soup that is simple to make!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

Servings: 8-10+

**recipe derived and modified from eatingbirdfood.com

Supplies:

  • Crockpot/Slow Cooker

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound boneless chicken breast (uncooked)

  • 1 cup wild rice (uncooked)

  • 4 Tbsp butter

  • 5 cloves minced garlic

  • 1 cup yellow onion, chopped

  • 3/4 cup celery, chopped

  • 3/4 cup carrots, chopped

  • 1 tsp dried thyme

  • 1 tsp dried rosemary

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 8 cups chicken broth

  • 1/2 cup flour

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk

Instructions:

  • Place uncooked rice, uncooked chicken breast, garlic, onions, celery, carrots, thyme, rosemary, salt, bay leaves, and chicken broth into a crockpot/slow cooker.

  • Cover and cook on high setting for 4 hours or low setting for 8 hours.

  • When cooking is finished, remove chicken from crockpot/slow cooker and use two forks to shred into small pieces.

  • Remove the bay leaves and then put chicken back into the crockpot/slow cooker.

  • Melt the butter in a saucepan, then add the flour and stir well, allowing to cooking for 1 minute.

  • Add almond milk to the saucepan slowly, whisking while adding. Continue to whisk until all lumps are dissolved. The mixture should be thick and creamy.

  • Add the creamy mixture to the crockpot/slow cooker, stir to combine. Taste and add salt/pepper, if needed.

  • Serve and enjoy!


Cooking for 4 hours on high (or you can cook for 8 hours on low)

Cooking for 4 hours on high (or you can cook for 8 hours on low)


Butter, flour, and almond milk mixture before being added to the crockpot

Butter, flour, and almond milk mixture before being added to the crockpot


After adding in the butter/flour/almond milk mixture

After adding in the butter/flour/almond milk mixture


Finished product!

Finished product!

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