‘Soup’er Recipe: Chicken Rice Soup

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Who can resist a tasty bowl of soup on a chilly or not so chilly day.

I made some chicken rice soup out of an extra cooked chicken breast, some fresh veggies and some veggies from my frozen stash.

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ingredients for chicken rice soup
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup brown rice (gluten free)
  • 1 braised chicken breast, shredded
  • garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, pepper to your taste
  • 3 cups water
  • chicken bouillon stock
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chicken rice soup simmering on the stove

My favourite chicken bouillon to add to the boiling water – 1 tsp per cup of water.

my favourite chopping tool and bouillon
  • Bring water to boil
  • add 1 tsp bouillon to 1 cup of water
  • add all chopped veggies, frozen veggies, rice and chicken
  • bring to a boil, then simmer till potatoes and carrots are soft
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a tasty bowl of chicken rice soup

Soup for two. This soup freezes well so you could double or triple the amounts to have some for the freezer to enjoy later. To save space in the freezer I freeze my soups flat in freezer bags.

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storage jars for the fridge

For storing in the fridge I use jars, that way I can easily see what is inside them and they pop into the dish washer so are clean for the next time.

I’m sharing with Souper Sunday, where you can link up your soup, stew, chili, soupy curries, salad, or sandwich dish.

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6 Responses

  1. Myrtle

    Your chicken rice soup looks good but I am not a rice eater but do fried rice. It is good I can check in on your soups recipes from time to time. dana & Al like plain rice . Dana always has plum sauce so butter & plum sauce I can eat some.

    • Crafty Gardener

      Interesting Myrt, I don’t eat fried rice as it involves adding extra ingredients with extra additives that don’t agree with me. It’s a good thing we all know what works for us and what doesn’t. Have a good day.

    • Crafty Gardener

      Soup season is coming to an end here in my part of Ontario as it heats up. I do love soup at any time of the year but just don’t make as much of it in the summer. I’ll be joining in with Souper Sundays whenever I can over the next couple of month.

  2. Debbie

    i read this earlier and yes that was the problem, i was not scrolling down far enough. this looks and sounds amazing!!

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