Chicken and Wild Rice Soup


Using leftover chicken breasts and leftover packaged wild rice dinner, plus a few additions makes a great soup! Pretty if garnished with some finely shredded carrots sprinkled on top along with a pretty sprig of parsley.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (4.5 ounce) package quick cooking wild rice and chicken flavor mix

  • 2 boneless chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed

  • 3 cups chicken broth

  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen pearl onions

  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms

  • 1 stalk celery, diced

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 cup half-and-half cream


  1. Prepare rice mix according to package directions.

  2. In a large pot, combine 1 1/2 cups prepared rice mix, cooked chicken, broth, onions, mushrooms, celery, parsley, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.

  3. For a thicker soup, stir in half-and-half and cook 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

375 Calories
13g Fat
43g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 375
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 1456mg 63%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 8mg 42%
Calcium 119mg 9%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 345mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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