Slow Cooker Basil Chicken and Rice
Slow Cooker Basil Chicken and Rice
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6
Calories: 361 kcal
Author: Sarah Olson
  • 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 15 oz. can chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ½ cup diced leeks
  • 3 Tbsp. Butter
  • 2 cups white Minute rice ADD AT THE END
Slow Cooker Size:
  • 6 quart or larger
  1. Add the chicken, chicken broth, basil, salt, pepper and leeks to the slow cooker. Add the butter on top of the chicken, no need to melt it.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  3. After the cooking time is done, remove the chicken onto a plate with a slotted spoon. Stir in the minute rice, Add the chicken into the rice. Cover and cook on LOW for 25 more minutes, or until the rice is tender.
  4. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Nutritional values are approximate. Please use your own calculations if you require a special diet. The values below are for 1/6 of the recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Basil Chicken and Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 361 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 159mg 53%
Sodium 614mg 26%
Potassium 577mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 32g 64%
Vitamin A 7.6%
Vitamin C 7.1%
Calcium 14.1%
Iron 43%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.