chicken and rice soup - dee dee's

★★★★★ 4
By Diane Atherton
from PINE MOUNTAIN, GA

For as long as I can remember, whenever I was sick, my mother would feed me Chicken and Rice Soup. Once I was out on my own, if she thought I was sick or getting sick, she sent me Campbell's Chicken and Rice Soup. The last couple of days I've had a scratchy throat. Chicken and Rice Soup just seemed to be the right medicine. I make my Chicken and Rice soup very much like I make Chicken and Dumplings. I start with a chicken broth, chicken, some veggies and seasoning to taste. Only difference is I add rice for Chicken and Rice or dumplings for Chicken and Dumplings. Hope you enjoy!

★★★★★ 4
serves 6 to 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken and rice soup - dee dee's

  • 2 to 3 qt
    water or chicken broth (if using water, add 3 chicken bouilon cubes)
  • 2 to 3
    nice size chicken breast
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped (i have used dried
  • 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 2
    celery stalks, diced or sliced
  • 2 lg
    carrots sliced
  • seasonings of choice (i used oregano, cayenne pepper)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 c
    long grain rice, uncooked

How To Make chicken and rice soup - dee dee's

  • 1
    In a large stock pot, add water/broth, chicken breast and chopped onion. Over a medium heat bring to a boil. Reduce heat slightly and continue cooking until chicken is done.
  • 2
    Remove chicken and set aside to cool. Once cool enough to handle, cut up in to bite size pieces.
  • 3
    Add butter, vegetables. chicken and seasoning to pot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat slightly and cook until carrots are tender.
  • 4
    Add rice; bring back to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Serve with crackers or a crusty bread.

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