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cream of chicken & rice soup

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

This is a super simple soup to make, and so comforting!

yield 6 -8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cream of chicken & rice soup

  • 1 c
    long grain white rice
  • 2 box
    (32 oz. each) chicken stock or 2 quarts homemade
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 2 c
    cooked, diced chicken

How To Make cream of chicken & rice soup

  • 1
    Rinse the rice, then drain and add it to boiling water. Boil for 5 minutes then drain.
  • 2
    Boil the chicken stock and add the rice. Lower the heat to simmering and simmer, covered for 25 minutes.
  • 3
    Season with salt, pepper, cayenne, and nutmeg, then add the cream and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes longer.
  • 4
    Stir in the cooked, diced chicken and serve immediately.
  • 5
    NOTE: It will begin to thicken within a minute of leaving the heat.