Slow Cooker Basil Chicken and Rice
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Slow Cooker Basil Chicken and Rice

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6
Calories: 361kcal
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


  • 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.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  • 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.
  • Serve and enjoy!


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.


Calories: 361kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 159mg | Sodium: 614mg | Potassium: 577mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 7.6% | Vitamin C: 7.1% | Calcium: 14.1% | Iron: 43%