Easy Crock Pot Chicken Broccoli Rice 1) Spray slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Place rice in cooker. Sprinkle with pepper. 2) Top with chicken pieces and broccoli. 3) In a mixing bowl, combine soup mix and broth. Pour over chicken and rice. 4) Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours, or until rice and chicken are tender but not dry.