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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  • 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!

 
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!!!

 
Apr 18, 2014

Took a trip to visit family in Cold Colorado. I wanted to make something easy and warm....this was perfect. We all loved it. Everyone had seconds and some had thirds. I did make it without the lime but followed the rest of the recipe to a "T".

 
Nov 22, 2014

Cooked it for the first time tonight and everyone loved it. I followed the recipe exactly but I added just a tad bit more rice.

 
Sep 25, 2014

My whole family loved this soup.

 

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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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