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Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Rice Dinner

  • Author: 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2-3 hours on high
  • Total Time: 8 minute
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


A simple chicken and rice dinner with carrots and spinach. It’s creamy but doesn’t have any cream of soups in it and takes just a few minutes to dump everything in and go. 


  • 1 1/2 cups boiling chicken broth
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain brown rice
  • 8 oz peeled and chopped carrots
  • 1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped spinach
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Add boiling broth to the slow cooker. Sprinkle in the rice. Add in the carrots. Place chicken on top. Sprinkle the salt, pepper, garlic powder on top of the chicken. 
  2. Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or on low for 4-6 hours. 
  3. Remove the lid. Stir in the half and half and the spinach. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve. 
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Slow Cooker