Hearty Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Hearty Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Hearty Chicken and Rice Soup

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"This is my husband's and my favorite chicken soup, and I love that it is healthy soup."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Combine chicken broth, onion, celery, carrots, parsley, pepper, thyme, and bay leaf in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer until the onion and celery begin to soften, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir chicken into the simmering broth; cook until the chicken is no longer pink in the middle, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaf. Stir rice and lime juice into the broth; cook and stir just until rice is hot and grains separate, about 1 minute. Garnish with lime slices.
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Mar 14, 2013

This is a great recipe. The favor is light and good. I added 1/2 teaspoon of basil (the taste is sweeter). I made my own chicken stock (see all recipes). Because I made my own stock, I added 1 teaspoon of salt. My family loves this recipe!

 
Apr 01, 2013

This recipe is awesome! I used a bit more rice than the recipe called for and to make! it had great flavor and so easy

 
Dec 18, 2013

GREAT recipe. I also make my own chicken broth so I added a teaspoon of Old Bay seasoning. Because I was taking this to a soup & bread meal I doubled the recipe and it was perfect for feeding a crowd of hungry Lutherans! Thanks for sharing!

 
Jan 04, 2015

I've made a resolution to stop wasting so much food this year. We had chicken and rice for dinner so a quick search led me to this recipe to use the leftovers in. The soup looks and smells great and was so quick and easy to make being the chicken was pre-cooked. Some quick packaging in mason jars will make for tasty grab and go work lunches this week. Thanks for a great recipe!

 
Dec 08, 2014

I have to say that the ingredients in this recipe are so easy that I really thought that it would end up being just blah like the hundreds of other chicken soup recipes that I've tried that never taste just quite right. This was really good though, even my kids liked it which is a miracle! Nice flavor that wasn't too much of this or that and it seems to be a great base if you want to add other stuff to your preference as well. I love that it has simple pronounceable ingredients so that it can be all organic if you so choose. Thanks for sharing!

 
Sep 21, 2014

I like this soup because it is really healthy - all the ingredients are organic (it is difficult to buy not organic rice or onion), it is fast and delicious. I recommend this soup for everybody who likes healthy and tasty food!

 
Sep 10, 2014

Yes I've tried it and added my own twist!Just more rice and a nice Rosemary rotisserie chicken.Bon Appetit!!!

 
Jan 01, 2015

Just made it this evening and it was outstanding. No need for changes to any of the ingredients or quantities. Thanks Carrie!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 167 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 16.1 g
  • 32%
  • Sodium
  • 998 mg
  • 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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