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Chicken and Wild Rice Soup


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  • 6-8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 1 5-6oz pkg Uncle Bens chicken flavored wild rice
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1/2 cup of flour



Step 1

1. In a large pot, combine 2cups chicken broth and rice (without seasoning packet). Bring to boil then reduce heat to simmer for 20 mins (or per pkg instructions). Set aside.

2. In a separate medium sauce pan, melt butter. Sauté onions, carrots and celery for 5 mins.

3. Stir in seasoning packet from rice in with the vegetables. Sauté for 5 mins.

3. In a small bowl combine flour with 1/2 tsp pepper. Then slowly add flour mixture to vegetables while stirring continuously, until a roux forms (3-4 mins to cook out raw flour taste)..

4. Slowly whisk in the half and half and heavy cream until fully incorporated. Cook for 5 min or until thick.

5. While vegetable/cream mixture thickens, add 6 cups of broth into rice. Also add chicken (cooked,shredded), over medium heat.

6. Slowly add cream mixture to broth/rice. Cook over medium heat for 15-20 mins or until thickened.

7. Season with salt, pepper, thyme and parsley.

8. If needed, make a separate roux of butter and flour to add if soup is not thick enough.

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