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Easy Slow-Cooker Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

I had my first Cream of Chicken & Wild Rice Soup at Panera Bread a little over 15 years ago, and I’ve been hooked ever since. Although I don’t know the secret to Panera’s soup, this easy slow-cooker creamy chicken and wild rice soup is just as delicious.

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With the change in weather, I find myself relying more on slow-cooker meals because it’s convenient, comforting and easy to whip up. It’s perfect for weeknight dinners and the whole family will enjoy it. If you double the batch, you can use the leftover for lunch the next day. I use this type of slow cooker which makes it easy for me to make a big batch but to be honest, I need to step my game up, so I can get something like this. I mean seriously, is that just amazing.

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Anyway, here is a step by step video to make life even easier. You’re welcome.

 

Easy Slow-Cooker Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Slow-Cooker Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

 

Easy Slow-Cooker Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Author: Kira O.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 14.75 Oz can of cream style sweet corn
  • 22.6 Oz can of cream of chicken soup
  • 3 cups chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 1/2 cup wild rice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1 1/2 chicken bullion packet
  • 5 cups of Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth

Instructions

  1. In a 6 or 8 qt slow cooker, add chicken, onion, creamed corn, cream of chicken soup, carrots, celery, frozen corn, garlic, wild rice, bay leaves, thyme, chicken bullion.
  2. Add the chicken broth.
  3. Cover and cook on high setting for 4 hours or on low setting for 8 hours.
  4. Remove chicken and shred, return chicken to slow cooker and mix well.
  5. Remove the bay leaves and add roux, if you need it to be creamier.
  6. Taste and add additional salt and pepper if needed.
  7. Serve warm by itself or with a slice of french baguette.
  8. Enjoy!!

What’s your go-to weeknight fall soup? 

Kira is the founder of award-winning lifestyle blog focused on family, tech, fashion, beauty, food, fitness, and travel. Prior to launching The Afropolitan Mom, she was a marketing executive in the technology industry. She lives in the suburb of NJ with her husband and two kids. When she's not on carpool duty or scrolling through Insta, she spends time adding items to her shopping cart while binge-watching shows on Netflix!

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