crockpot chicken and rice in a white crock pot

Crockpot Chicken and Rice

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Ashley Fehr
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
This Crockpot Chicken and Rice is easy, cheesy and a family favorite! It's full of flavor and so quick to prepare, making it the perfect recipe for busy weeknights. 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth low sodium
  • 2 large carrots peeled and finely diced
  • 1/2 onion finely diced
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cups instant brown rice
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • In a 3-4 quart crockpot, stir together the broth, carrots, onion, red peppers, Italian seasoning, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Add chicken breasts, and cover and cook on high for 2 hours or low for 4 hours.
  • When chicken is cooked, remove and place on a cutting board.
  • Stir in the peas and rice to the crockpot, cover and cook on high for 15 minutes.
  • When chicken is cool enough to handle, slice thinly.
  • 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.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 307, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 20g, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 54mg, Sodium: 870mg, Potassium: 396mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 3930IU, Vitamin C: 21.7mg, Calcium: 242mg, Iron: 2.9mg