Chicken And Rice Soup Recipe


Chicken and rice soup is a perfect combination of protein and carbohydrate. This soup is very healthy and satisfying. Chicken and rice soup is a variation of traditional chicken soup. It is made of small chicken pieces in the hot soupy water with rice. In this blog, a very easy but useful recipe of chicken and rice soup will be discussed. It is perfect food in a cold day with lots of protein, and fibers.

Image credits: chicken and rice soup by Ron Dollete, lisence under CC 2.0

Main Ingredients

Chicken, white rice, vegetables.

Time of preparation

10 to 15 minutes

Time of cooking

35 to 40 minutes


For 4 to 6 persons


It contains lots of protein and fibers.

Preparation of the ingredients

·         Rinse and cut the pieces of chicken properly.

·         Rinse 1 cup of white rice.

·         Chop onion.

·         Chop garlic.

·         Chop celery and parsley.

·         Chop carrots.

·         Chop spring onion into small pieces.


Chicken250-300 gm
Rice grain1 cup
Cream½ cup
SaltTo taste
PepperTo taste
garlic1 tbsp
Parsley1 cup
Olive Oil5 to 6 spoons

Preparation procedure

·         At first put the chicken pieces into a pot and add 3 cup of water.

·         Bring it to boil in a medium high flame for 10 to 12 minutes.

·         Transfer the boiled chicken pieces into a bowl and collect the chicken stock in another large bowl.

·         Shredded the pieces of chicken with forks.

·         Now add some olive oil in a cooking pot and heated.

·         Add chopped onions, carrots, celery in the cooking pot and heat to medium low flame.

·         Stir the vegetables frequently for 6 to 8 minutes.

·         Then add 1 tbsp garlic and 1 cup parsley.

·         Cook them for some time.

·         When the vegetables become soften, add the boiled chicken pieces in the cooking pot.

·         Add 1 cup of rice grain.

·         Add the chicken stock to the cooking pot and covered the pot with a lid.

·         Cook them for 10 to 15 minutes.

·         Add some salt to taste.

·         Add some pepper to taste.

·         Add some cream to garnish the soup.

·         Chicken and rice soup is ready to serve and it should be served warm.

Variation on the recipe

·         Some bay leaves can be added to get flavor.

·         To make this soup heavy, you can add more cream.

·         You can add various types of vegetables to make the more healthy.

Tips for delicious soup making

·         Rinse the ingredients and chicken pieces thoroughly.

·         Chop vegetables and chicken into proper sized.

·         Use uncooked rice.

·         Add more broth if needed.

·         Take enough time to stir the ingredients.

Nutritional value

The nutritional value of this chicken and rice soup is stated below:

Calories- 366 Kcal

Fat- 9 g

Cholesterol- 52 mg

Sodium- 1810 mg

Fiber- 1 g

Sugar- 2 g

Iron- 2.3 mg.

Carbohydrate- 45 g

Protein- 23 g

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