Slow Cooker Chicken & Brown Rice
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
This creamy rice and chicken will be your new favorite way to do affordable, easy dinner. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 4 - cup(s) chicken stock
  • 2 - Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 - Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 - cup(s) uncooked brown rice**
  • 3 - Tbsp butter**
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - chopped parsley**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Spray the insert of your slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Place minced onion, minced garlic, chicken stock, lemon juice and Italian seasoning into the base of the slow cooker. Stir together, then add in the brown rice and stir through. Nestle the chicken breasts into the brown rice and add tabs of butter over the top.
  2. Set on high and cook for 3 hours. Once cooked, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Prepare veggies.
  4. Serve Slow Cooker Chicken & Brown Rice with side of veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

    To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

    • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
    • 2 Tbsp minced onion
    • 2 tsp minced garlic
    • 4 cups chicken stock
    • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
    • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
    • Do NOT add rice or butter to the freezer baggie.

    Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

    Freeze & Thaw Instructions

    Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw COMPLETELY, then add the juices into the base of the slow cooker, then add the dry brown rice, then the chicken and tabs of butter. Cook on High for 3 hours.

    Dairy-Free Modifications

    Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

    Gluten-Free Modifications

    Recipe is gluten-free if you use gluten-free soy sauce.

    Printable Label Recipe Title

    Slow Cooker Chicken & Brown Rice

    Printable Label Instructions

    Thaw COMPLETELY, then add the juices into the base of the slow cooker, then add the dry brown rice, then the chicken and tabs of butter. Cook on High for 3 hours.
    Serve with veggies.

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