Chicken Soup with Rice

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Recipe Created By: Heidi Bayer


6 cups chicken broth
1 cup chicken, shredded or diced
2 carrots, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 large onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
2 Tbsp canola or olive oil
1/4 cup rice
1/4 cup flat leaf parsley or cilantro


Place canola oil in a large stockpot on medium heat. Add onion and a dash of salt. Then, add carrots, celery stalk and garlic. If using raw chicken, add during this time. Cook for 2 – 3 minutes.

Add broth and bay leaf, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Turn down to a simmer and let simmer for 10 minutes.

Add chicken chicken if not already done and let simmer another 5 minutes.

Add raw rice and cover the stock pot. Let cook for 15 minutes or according to directions for the rice. At the very end, add a dash of turmeric for color. Add parsley or cilantro and serve.


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Verify ingredients of canned chicken or use homemade. A good homemade chicken stock for this is Mama’s Chicken Broth.

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