This crockpot chicken wild rice soup by Pinch of Yum on YouTube is an easy cozy soup to dump and go. Chicken wild rice soup is a hearty and light soup that is nutritious with vegetables and rice. I love the creaminess of this soup and it makes it more comforting. There are so many soup recipes, so it’s nice to make this in a crockpot without having to worry about standing in the kitchen to finish cooking it. You can go about your day and let it slow cook for the rest of the day and serve it while it’s still hot. Plus, all of the ingredients are simple and it does not take long to prepare.
- 1 cup uncooked wild rice
- 1 pound chicken breasts
- 2 cups mirepoix (chopped celery, carrots, and onions)
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
- 1/2 cup butter
- 3/4 cup flour
- 2 cups whole milk
- a few tablespoons white wine (optional)
- up to 2 cups additional milk or water
First, rinse the wild rice and place it at the bottom of the crockpot along with the chicken, mirepoix, chicken broth, and poultry seasoning. Cover and let it cook on LOW for 7-8 hours.
Next, remove the chicken, shred, and place it back in the crockpot. Add the creamy milk mixture once the chicken and rice has cooked. Continue to watch Pinch of Yum tutorial on YouTube for full instructions and details.
Garnish the soup with parsley for color. Overall, this chicken wild rice soup is easy to have as leftovers for a few days and you can serve it with a baguette or any crusty bread. It’s such a simple soup recipe that packs in all of the food groups to keep you full and cozy.