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Simply Delicious Chicken Rice Soup

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"When my wife was down with the flu, I whipped this up quickly with what I had on hand. It was so much better than we expected that we made it a staple in our recipe box!"
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 160 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring water to a boil in a large pot; add chicken breast, leek, onion, carrot, celery, chicken bouillon, thyme, poultry seasoning, and black pepper. Simmer until chicken is no longer pink in the center, about 20 minutes. Remove chicken from pot and shred.
  2. Return chicken to the pot and stir in chicken broth and rice. Continue to simmer until rice is tender, about 30 minutes more, stirring occasionally.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 160 calories; 1.1 g fat; 24.1 g carbohydrates; 12.5 g protein; 21 mg cholesterol; 593 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Yes, simply delicious! Such an easy and filling recipe. I used chicken breast meat left over from making Roast Sticky Chicken-Rotisserie Style, omitted the leek because I didn't have it, and sli...

Most helpful critical review

Nothing really stand-out about this, but it's a solid, satisfying chicken soup.

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Yes, simply delicious! Such an easy and filling recipe. I used chicken breast meat left over from making Roast Sticky Chicken-Rotisserie Style, omitted the leek because I didn't have it, and sli...

This recipe was very easy to prepare and came out great! I highly recommend it.

This was a nice, basic, quick, and simple chicken and rice soup that was exactly what I was looking for to use up some turkey leftover from Thanksgiving. The recipe was very good exactly as wri...

Soup was extremely easy to make and to convert to gluten free!

Super Yummy. I added too much rice and needed more stock but had none on hand. So, I added a cream of chicken/mushroom can and the required water to the soup and it was amazing. I had no cel...

03.23.17 ~ My MIL LOVES soup, of any kind, any day of the week, any month of the year. I try to make it often and freeze individual containers for her. It was a snowy March day when I whipped ...

An easy "go-to" soup that everyone enjoys! I make this all the time!

Wonderful soup and easy to make. Family loved it!!!!!

Nothing really stand-out about this, but it's a solid, satisfying chicken soup.