crockpot chicken and rice in a white crock pot
4.43 from 7 votes
Review Recipe

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. 
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  • 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

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  1. In a 3-4 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.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 307, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 54mg, Sodium: 870mg, Potassium: 396mg, Carbohydrates: 32g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Protein: 20g, Vitamin A: 3930%, Vitamin C: 21.7%, Calcium: 242%, Iron: 2.9%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword chicken and rice, crockpot chicken, crockpot meal, slow cooker meal