Chicken Wild Rice Soup Recipe


Chicken wild rice soup can be treated as a complete meal. It is hearty and comfortable for those who love chicken. In this soup variety of flavorful rice can be used. It contains chicken and rice together in a creamy texture. Here, a classic and easy recipe to prepare chicken wild rice soup is presented in this blog for all of you.

Image credits: chicken wild rice soup by Whitney,  lisence under CC 2.0

Main Ingredients

Chicken and wild rice blend.

Time of preparation

15 to 20 minutes

Time of cooking

35 to 40 minutes


For 4  to 6 people.


It contains protein, carbohydrate and calcium.

Preparation of the ingredients

·         Rinse the pieces of chicken properly.

·         Prepare chicken broth.

·         Rinse rice gains.

·         Chop one large onion and some celery.

·         Chop some carrots.

·         Chop garlic.

·         Prepare a mix of thyme, sage, and rosemary herbs


Wild rice blend1 cup
Flour1 cup
Onion1 piece
Salt½ tablespoon
Pepper½ tablespoon
Chicken broth2 cups
Celery1 Cup
Cream1 cup
Herbs mix2 tablespoons
Butter2 to 3 spoons
Chicken breast250 to 300 gm

Preparation procedure

·         In a pot put 1 cup of rice and add 2 cups of water.

·         Boil them and separate the cooked rice from rice gruel after it prepares.

·         Keep aside the prepared rice.

·         Now in a separate large cooking pot, add 2 to 3 tablespoon of butter and heat.

·         Add chopped onions, carrots, celery into the melted butter.

·         Cook for 3 to 4 minutes and add garlic and again cook for 30 more seconds.

·         Add prepared chicken broth and herb mixture.

·         Add salt and pepper.

·         Now add chicken to the pot and cook in high to medium flame.

·         Then cover the pot with lid and simmer for minimum 15 minutes.

·         In these 15 minutes, in another pan add some butter, and heat.

·         Add flour to it and stir for 3 minutes constantly.

·         Slowly pour some cream and cook the mixture properly.

·         Add milk if needed.

·         Now add this flour and cream mixture to the soup and add the cooked rice.

·         Mixed all ingredients well and the wild rice chicken soup is ready.

Variation on the recipe

·         Turkey can also be added to get rice turkey soup.

·         Bay leaves can be added to achieve some different flavor.

·         Various types of veggies can be added.

Tips for delicious soup making

·         Raise the ingredients and chicken pieces thoroughly.

·         Chop chicken into small sized.

·         Parsley may be added just before serving.

Nutritional value

The nutritional value of this wild rice chicken soup is stated below (per bowl):

  Calories- 260 cal

  Fat- 19 g

  Carbohydrate- 16 g

  Protein- 9 g

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