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chicken wild rice soup in a white ceramic bowl

Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup.

This filling, hearty, slow cooker chicken wild rice soup is the perfect thing to make on a cold day. It's comforting and delicious, plus it's gluten free and allergy friendly.

Course Soup
Cuisine American, Dairy Free, gluten free
Keyword easy crockpot recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 238 kcal


  • ½ Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 carrots peeled and sliced into coins
  • 1 sweet onion chopped
  • 3 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 cup white button mushrooms sliced
  • 56 ounces low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup wild rice blend
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons vegan buttery spread
  • 2 Tablespoons corn starch
  • cup non-dairy milk


  1. Turn a 4 quart or larger slow cooker on high. Add the olive oil, sliced carrots, celery, onions, and mushrooms.

  2. Add the chicken, rice, broth, and seasonings. Make sure the rice is covered with broth.

  3. Cook on high for 4 hours. or on low for 6 hours.

  4. Open the slow cooker and shred the chicken with a fork, it should fall apart easily. Add the vegan buttery spread.

  5. Combine the corn starch and non-dairy milk in a small jar with a lid, Shake well. Pour into the soup and stir, then let the soup continue to cook for about 10 minutes to thicken.

  6. Season with more salt and pepper before serving if desired.

Recipe Notes

Store leftovers in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

You can freeze leftover soup if you like. Store in single serving, freezer safe containers. You can store the soup in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 477mg21%
Potassium 688mg20%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 4078IU82%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.