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Few things are more comforting than coming home to this easy and deliciously creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup. It's a Minnesotan favorite! | RotiNRice.com
Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 20 mins
 

Few things are more comforting than coming home to this easy and deliciously creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup. It's a Minnesotan favorite!

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: slow cooker chicken wild rice soup
Servings: 8
Calories: 377 kcal
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 2 medium carrots (peeled and chopped)
  • 2 large stalks celery (chopped)
  • 2 cups cooked chicken (shredded) (300g)
  • 1 cup wild rice (uncooked ) (170g)
  • 8 oz mushrooms (stems removed and sliced) (225g)
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 8 cups chicken stock / broth (1.9 liters)
  • 1 cup milk (240 ml)
  • ½ stick butter (4 tbsp/56g)
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour (75g)
  • 1 cup water (240ml)
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ cup parsley (chopped) (25g)
Instructions
  1. Place onions, carrots, celery, chicken, wild rice, mushrooms, and dried thyme in the slow cooker insert.

  2. Pour in the chicken stock. Cover and cook on high for 6 hours or low for 8 hours.
  3. About 45 minutes before soup is ready, pour in the milk.
  4. Melt butter in a small saucepan. Add all-purpose flour and stir constantly for 2 minutes. Then add 1 cup (240ml) water and continue to stir.
  5. Immediately pour this mixture into the soup.
  6. Add salt and pepper. Then give it a good stir. If soup is a little too thick, add a little more chicken stock or water to desired consistency. Cover and allow soup to finish cooking in the slow cooker.
  7. Stir in chopped parsley just before serving.