Hearty Crockpot Chicken and Rice Recipe

Hearty Crockpot Chicken and Rice Recipe

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How To Make Hearty Crockpot Chicken and Rice

Instant brown rice and chicken all cooked using a crockpot makes this crockpot chicken dish cheesy, tender, and flavorful with the right hint of spice.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours 30 minutes
Total: 2 hours 45 minutes



  • cupschicken broth,low sodium
  • 2carrots,large, peeled and finely diced
  • ½onion,finely diced
  • ½cupred peppers,roasted, chopped
  • 1tspItalian seasoning
  • 1tspgarlic,minced
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tsppepper
  • 2chicken breasts,boneless skinless
  • 1cuppeas,frozen
  • 2cupsinstant brown rice
  • cupmilk
  • 2cupsmozzarella cheese,shredded


  1. In a 4-quart crockpot, stir together the broth, carrots, onion, red peppers, Italian seasoning, garlic, salt, and pepper.

  2. Add chicken breasts, and cover and cook on High for 2 hours or Low for 4 hours.

  3. When chicken is cooked, remove and place on a cutting board.

  4. Stir in the peas and rice to the crockpot, cover and cook on high for 15 minutes.

  5. When chicken is cool enough to handle, slice thinly.

  6. After 15 minutes, stir the chicken, milk, and cheese into the crockpot. Cover and cook on High for 15 more minutes, until cheese is melted and rice is tender.

  7. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 671.75kcal
  • Fat: 29.78g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.85g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.66g
  • Carbohydrates: 60.65g
  • Fiber: 4.50g
  • Sugar: 5.81g
  • Protein: 39.29g
  • Cholesterol: 117.37mg
  • Sodium: 812.99mg
  • Calcium: 563.07mg
  • Potassium: 613.48mg
  • Iron: 2.59mg
  • Vitamin A: 390.22µg
  • Vitamin C: 27.84mg
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