65 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 42
  • 4 Rating Star 17
  • 2 Rating Star 3
  • 3 Rating Star 2
  • 1 Rating Star 1

Here's a fairly quick soup that includes chicken and wild rice. It's a big hit during hunting season or on a cold, wintry day. A meal in itself!

Diane
prep:
1 hr
cook:
1 hr
total:
2 hrs
Servings:
5
Max Servings:
5
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

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  • Melt the butter or margarine in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and celery and saute for 5 to 10 minutes, or until almost tender.

  • Stir in the four and salt and pepper to taste. Add the broth and milk and stir until soup thickens.

  • Add the rice and the chicken and allow to heat through, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

348.41 calories; 25.97 g protein; 23.35 g carbohydrates; 16.45 g fat; 72.61 mg cholesterol; 531.21 mg sodium.Full Nutrition


Reviews (56)

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Most helpful positive review

MY3PUGS
09/26/2006
Excellent and easy. A very thick and hearty soup. Great with homemade bread. I used a box of Uncle Bens Wild Rice and found that at the end I had to add one more can of chicken broth. It soaked up all the moisture. No problem it was a quick fix and it solved the problem.
(28)

Most helpful critical review

Anonymous
02/07/2007
This really had no taste to it at all. It's only semi-creamy and I don't understand the point of the rice if all you will do is pour the liquid over it!
(2)
65 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 42
  • 4 Rating Star 17
  • 2 Rating Star 3
  • 3 Rating Star 2
  • 1 Rating Star 1
MY3PUGS
09/26/2006
Excellent and easy. A very thick and hearty soup. Great with homemade bread. I used a box of Uncle Bens Wild Rice and found that at the end I had to add one more can of chicken broth. It soaked up all the moisture. No problem it was a quick fix and it solved the problem.
(28)
Anonymous
08/17/2008
Trick to this soup is using uncle Ben's original 23 herbs and spices Wild Rice WITH the spice packet. You don't need salt if you use this.
(27)
Sylvie Laurencelle-Vermette
04/28/2007
I really enjoyed this recipe and it's quite easy to make. The only change I made based on other reviews was to a tbsp of chicken bouillon soup base. It added a bit more flavor and salt. I also included quite a bit of salt. It's very hearty almost a stew so I may add more chicken stock/milk next time. Will definitely make again.
(26)
Anonymous
09/27/2003
Loved this soup. Kept it in a crock pot 1/2 day while my friends and I baked cookies. We all had coffee cups of wild rice soup throughout the day.
(15)
Anonymous
11/11/2003
I make soup all the time and this is the definitely the BEST! I made it a few weeks ago and everyone is still talking about how good it was.
(13)
Melissa Davis
09/26/2007
I mixed up dough in my bread machine and served this delicious recipe in homemade breadbowls. It was the perfect meal for a cold night. I doubled the recipe and my husband ate it for nearly every meal for three days. He then complained I had not made more. The only downside was that it required quite a bit of salt to bring out the flavor. Even so definitely a keeper!
(11)
Anonymous
09/27/2003
I made this for my church group of 25 women last week. They're still raving about it and all want the recipe. I told them where to find it.
(11)
ACG2377
11/21/2005
This was great. I used shallots in place of the onion and I think next time I will leave out the celery (personal preference). Used half of a rotissere chicken and uncle ben's wild rice mix. You can get everything else together while the rice is cooking. Very quick and delicious everyone at dinner loved it. Thanks.
(10)
Anonymous
02/26/2005
This soup was delicious. I made it with homemade chicken broth added corionder cumin and broccoli. Delicious.
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