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Slow Cooker 7UP Chicken & Rice

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This meal has only 5 ingredients and can be thrown together in a matter of minutes!  The 7UP (or Sprite) makes the chicken so moist with a hint of sweetness!

Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice Recipe:
(Recipe from Celebrating Home Magazine)
3 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts (I used 4)
10.5 oz. can of cream of chicken soup
12 oz. can of 7UP or lemon lime soda
1 c. rice (Minute Rice is best)
1/4 c. chicken broth
Place chicken breasts in the bottom of your slow cooker.  Cover with soup and 7UP.  Cover and cook for 2-3 hours on low.  Add rice and chicken broth and cook for 2-3 more hours until chicken is cooked through.
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  1. says

    Hi Six Sisters,
    Another awesome recipe!!! I’ll definitely spread the word! Please keep it comin! I’m always looking for 4-5 ingredient recipes.

    I’ve already book marked your post.

  2. says

    I just put the chicken in the corckpot. I am going to add the rice before we leave for SS and worship. The timing should work out perfectly and we can come home to a cool house and a warm lunch. Thanks for the easy recipe.

  3. says

    I am new to cooking and have a question. I’m getting ready to make this tomorrow and was wondering if I mix the cream of chicken soup with water before putting it over the chicken or if I mix the soup with the 7-up. thank you!

  4. says

    Made this tonight… 4 adults including myself all thought it was really bland and overall not good. It LOOKED like the picture and I followed the recipe perfect. My brother in law said it tasted like slop you’d get in jail.

    • says

      WOW what a mean remark. Just don’t make it again, that should do you. To tell someone that their recipe tasted like slop was a little uncalled for. I don’t know how long ur brother in law has been out of jail(since he knows what the food taste like there) but this does not taste like slop.

      • Nancy says

        Just made this tonight and while it was truly very easy, it does need some seasoning. I will make it again and add some salt/pepper during the first phase. That should do it.

    • Debbie Tew says

      Good to know. I have all the ingredients out and ready to go but think that I will look for another recipe. I hate when I spend time and money on a recipe and it’s just mediocre.

    • says

      I have never tried to freeze this. I am not sure how it would work freezing it with the uncooked rice, but if you cooked it and then packaged it really good to be frozen, it might work. Let us know if you try it. We would love to hear how it goes!

  5. says

    We tried this last week. It was ok. I would probably change out the cream of chicken for cream of mushroom and use bone in chicken drumsticks and thighs bc they give off some flavorful juices.

  6. says

    The chicken was fantastic, but we did think that the rice was too mushy. I will try Uncle Ben’s next time, instead of Minute Rice. I would also put in some herbs next time, too, for a little bit of a flavor punch.

  7. says

    I don’t care for cream of chicken, it is way to salty. How would it taste if I just left it out or is there something else I can use? I have chicken base and chicken bouillon, would it be fine to just use one of those without the cream of chicken?

    • says

      Hi Jeanette! Here are the directions for a bean pot:

      Place chicken breast in bean pot. Cover with soup and 7up. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 2 hours. Add rice and chicken broth and bake 1 more hour.


  8. says

    Wow! The recipes look great and all, but I want to comment on the 6 sisters! Holy smokes!! I just want to move to Utah-marry all of you-then rest on Sunday!! I’m just sayin :)

  9. says

    Hey there! My husband and I are newly married and I was asking my co-workers what they make when they’re in a hurry and one of them recommended me to this site. She did warn me that the recipe was a little bland and that I might want to add some of my own seasonings so I did. My husband likes things spicy so I added some Cajun seasoning and cayenne pepper and garlic powder. I wouldn’t cook the rice in the crockpot because it does get mushy but if you use the minute rice it’ll be quick and easy. Husband says it’s an A+ and to keep this recipe in my file! :)

  10. says

    I made this and wrote about it here. It was an easy meal but I used regular rice and it never cooked quite through. It was much better heated up with a bit of water in the microwave. We also topped ours with mexican jalapeno cheese for a bit of spice.

    I wish i could figure out the trick to cooking rice in the crockpot. So far I’ve had miserable luck with it.

    Thanks for sharing your recipe.

  11. Amelia Bedelia says

    I made this last week and my family loved it! I didn’t have sprite on hand so I used Mountain Dew (yeah, I know). I also had to use brown rice since I was out of white, so during the second half of cooking I turned the temp up to high (because I was afraid the rice wouldn’t get done). It was awesome! And right before serving I added a bag of frozen mixed vegetables. They didn’t need any cooking time since it was so hot. The whole thing was great, IMO. The chicken was so tender! Making it again tonight!

    • Cyd says

      It will be fine. Halfway through the cooking you could turn the chicken over and rearrange them in the crock pot

  12. TURNIPG says

    Many of the reviews said this was bland & rice gummy so I expounded and added capers, chicken/turkey seasoning, juice/zest of 1 lemon, 3 cloves of garlic pressed, used Uncle Bens reg rice, and boneless thighs instead of breasts (bone in would have even been better). Yum!

    • Cyd says

      We have not used brown rice so we are not sure how it will all turn out. It should be fine where it cooks in the slow cooker for 2 to 3 hours.

    • Cyd says

      Hi Sharon! Go to our recipe index tab on our main blog page. There is a tab called side dishes/vegetables. You should be able to find all kinds of recipes to serve with the 7up chicken and rice. Maybe a green side salad for color. A roll or breadstick. Some type of vegetable dish. Hope this helps!

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