chicken wild rice soup

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Nancy DeKalb
from Nashville, TN

Great, hearty soup. I cook the wild rice ahead of time and store in the fridge for a day or two.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 8-10 bowls

Ingredients For chicken wild rice soup

  • 3 can
    Chicken Stock
  • 3/4 c
    Raw wild rice
  • 3
    Celery (chopped)
  • 3
    Carrots (chopped)
  • 1 md
    Onion (chopped)
  • 1 stick
    Butter
  • 1/2 c
    Oscar Mayer Real Bacon Bits
  • 1/4 c
    Flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 3/4 c
    Sherry
  • 3
    Boneless chicken breasts, poached and cut in small pieces
  • 2 c
    Half-and-half
  • 1/2 c
    Slivered almonds
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How To Make chicken wild rice soup

  • 1
    Simmer rice in stock about 45 minutes.
  • 2
    Chop veggies into small pieces and sauté in 2 Tablespoons of butter in soup pot.
  • 3
    Add bacon bits and pepper to taste. Add rest of butter stick.
  • 4
    Once butter melts, add flour to make roux.
  • 5
    Pour in chicken stock (can use stock from poached chicken breasts), add rice and stir well. Simmer 15 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 6
    Add lemon juice, sherry and chicken. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • 7
    Add half and half and almonds. Simmer for 30 minutes, but don’t let half and half curdle.

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