Crockpot Chicken Legs & Wild Rice

The following is a post from contributing writer SnoWhite.

Cooking more meals from scratch is easy when you use your crockpot!  When the recipe is also healthy, it’s a double win.  If you’ve never cooked with wild rice before, give it a go.  I think you’ll like the nutty-rich flavor!

Crockpot Chicken Legs & Wild Rice

Crockpot Chicken Legs & Wild Rice

Ingredients

  • 6-8 chicken legs
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Lightly grease your crockpot.
  2. Place the rice (wild and brown) in the bottom of your crockpot.
  3. Layer the chicken legs over the top.
  4. Season with parsley, onion, salt and pepper.
  5. Carefully pour in 4 cups chicken broth.
  6. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours until rice is tender and chicken is cooked to 180 degrees.
  7. Serve over rice.
http://thehappyhousewife.com/cooking/crockpot-chicken-legs-wild-rice/

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“SnoWhite” is married to her Frog Price and blogs about her adventures in the kitchen, including life with food allergies, at Finding Joy in My Kitchen.  When she is not in the kitchen, SnoWhite is an ecosystem ecologist, teaching undergraduate courses in biology & of course a course on food!


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Comments

  1. Jane says:

    This looks yummy. Wild rice is so so good. Thanks for the new recipe to try!

  2. maceo says:

    can i use 10 minute brown and wild rice?

  3. Jenn says:

    I tried this and my rice came out sticky and some parts cooked and uncooked. Did I do something wrong?

  4. I would not use minute brown rice and wild rice in the crockpot, but you could cook that one the stove, @Maceo.

    @Jenn — I have tried this recipe twice since I posted it, and one time it came out like the original recipe, and one time much like your comment. My working hunch is that it has to do with how warm the crockpot is getting in certain areas. I might recommend giving your rice a stir 1-2 times during the day, or trying to cook the recipe on high for 3-4 hours. Hope that is helpful.

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