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Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Rice

This Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Rice recipe is an easy dinner that the whole family will love. Made with 5 simple ingredients and a zesty Italian flavor!

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Rice Recipe

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Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Rice Recipe

This Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Rice is an easy dinner that the whole family will love. Made with 5 simple ingredients and a zesty Italian flavor!

It is an easy and healthy dinner recipe. Throw everything in the crockpot and in a few hours you have a delicious, crock pot chicken and rice dish. One of the easiest one pot meals you will ever make! 

SLOW COOKER ITALIAN CHICKEN AND RICE

Makes 4 servings

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 4 hours

Zesty Italian Chicken Ingredients

  • White rice
  • Chicken broth
  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Italian dressing (I used Olive Garden)
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • For exact amounts, please see recipe card below.

How to Make Crockpot Chicken and Rice Casserole

Spray the bowl of the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray or place a crock pot liner inside.

Combine the white rice and chicken broth in the bowl and stir.

CHICKEN BROTH

Top the rice with the chicken breasts, then pour the Italian dressing over the top, making sure to coat each breast.

CHICKEN BREAST IN SLOW COOKER
CHICKEN BREASTS COVERED WITH ITALIAN DRESSING

Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high for four hours or low for six hours.

When the cook time is up, remove the chicken from the slow cooker and shred it with a fork.

SHREDDED CHICKEN

Return the chicken to the slow cooker and add the cheese.

CHICKEN BREASTS COVERED WITH CHEESE

Stir to mix, then allow to rest until the cheese is melted.

SHREDDED CHICKEN BREASTS
Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Rice Recipe
Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Rice Recipe

Serve immediately.

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Rice Recipe
Yield: 4

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Rice

SLOW COOKER ITALIAN CHICKEN AND RICE

This Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Rice is an easy dinner that the whole family will love. Made with 5 simple ingredients and a zesty Italian flavor!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • White rice 2 cups
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 4 frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Italian dressing (I used Olive Garden) 1 cup
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese 1 cup

Instructions

  1. Spray the bowl of the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray or place a crock pot liner inside.
  2. Combine the white rice and chicken broth in the bowl and stir.
  3. Top the rice with the chicken breasts, then pour the Italian dressing over the top, making sure to coat each breast.
  4. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high for four hours or low for six hours.
  5. When the cook time is up, remove the chicken from the slow cooker and shred it with a fork.
  6. Return the chicken to the slow cooker and add the cheese.
  7. Stir to mix, then allow to rest until the cheese is melted.
  8. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 374Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 118mgSodium: 698mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 45g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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Ron Weinberg

Saturday 10th of April 2021

Looks easy to make.

megan allen

Thursday 8th of April 2021

I love chicken and rice! This looks so good! I've never made it this way.

Dana Rodriguez

Wednesday 7th of April 2021

I love how simple this is. I know it would be a hit here!

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