If you are a fan of easy crockpot recipes, you will love this one! It is very easy to make and today we will be putting chicken and rice in the crockpot! For many households, a recipe for chicken with rice casserole can become a very versatile dish for many meals.
It is diverse because you can always repurpose the leftovers more easily than some other dinner entrees.
Additionally, when we think of chicken and rice, it seems bland. That’s because it is! But don’t let that fool you.
So, will you join me for this 2nd recipe in this series?
Might as well not waste anymore time and get to cooking’ friends!
Equipment and Ingredient Prep
What you will need:
- Crockpot or Instant Pot
- Stock pot or medium sized pot
- Measuring spoons/cups
- Pre-cook egg noodles before starting rest of recipe below
Recipe for Chicken with Rice Casserole: Ingredients List
4-6oz Organic Cabbage or Bok Choy
2 cups white rice or organic jasmine rice or ready-rice
1 can Cream of Chicken Soup
1 bag of wide, egg noodles (or even gluten free noodles/pasta can work well!)
1 stick of cream cheese
1 tbs of avocado oil
Optional Seasonings: rosemary herbs, bay leaves
Walkthrough: recipe for Chicken with Rice Casserole
Step 1- Pour in 1/2 can Cream of Chicken soup into crockpot
Step 2- Place in frozen chicken breasts
Step 3- Pour in remainder of Cream of Chicken soup and add stick of cream cheese
Step 4- Once the chicken has cooked 4-5 hours, put in the soy sauce
Step 5- Continue cooking chicken mixture 1 more hour
Step 6- If using ready rice, follow microwave instructions on bag. If using uncooked rice, boil water in stockpot and cook rice until soft.
Step 7- Sauté cabbage or boy choy on low heat with avocado oil for 4-6 minutes
Step 8- Serve chicken with rice and vegetable of choice and enjoy!
Alternate Recipe: Instead of rice, you can use fine chopped cauliflower as a base and sauté the cauliflower in a pan with some olive oil and seasonings.
Try these easy crockpot chicken recipes with rice! They are super simple and filled with great, balanced, macronutrients. Check out this other easy crockpot chicken recipe here! Also, here is a recipe to make chicken and rice in the oven!
Next week, we will be looking at another way to make the oven your best friend when making chicken recipes!
Reminder-stay tuned for the new future series of “With Rice Recipes“