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5 from 2 votes
Chicken Orzo in the Slow Cooker
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs 45 mins
Total Time
8 hrs 55 mins

This chicken and vegetable dish is so easy in the slow cooker

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: British
Servings: 4
Author: Lizzie
  • 500 g mushrooms
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes
  • 3 small leeks
  • 6 chicken thigh fillets
  • 300 ml stock, broth or bouillon
  • 2 tsp jarred or chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp dried herbs
  • 6 oz dried orzo
  • 10 tbsp natural yogurt
  • parmesan and torn basil leaves, to taste (optional)
  1. Wash and slice the mushrooms and leeks. Wash and quarter the tomatoes.

  2. Place them in the slow cooker with the chicken fillets.

  3. Make up or warm the stock, broth or bouillon. Stir this in, along with the spices.

  4. Cook on low for around 8 hours.

  5. Add the orzo and cook on high for a further 30 minutes.

  6. Stir in the yogurt and cook for 15 more minutes. Serve with parmesan and torn basil leaves if desired.