Easy Chicken and Rice Soup

Easy Chicken and Rice Soup

Easy Chicken and Rice Soup-this easy chicken and rice soup is perfect for weeknight meal. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken and rice soup, chicken soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 366kcal


  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil Extra Virgin
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Carrots
  • 2 Celery Stalks
  • 4 Thyme Sprigs
  • 1 Dried Bay Leaf
  • 1 qrt Chicken Stock Low Sodium
  • 1 cup Long Grain White Rice
  • 2 cup Cooked Chicken or 2 cup Rotisserie Chicken Shredded
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper Freshly Ground


  • Place a large pot over medium heat and add the olive oil. Add the onion, garlic, carrots, celery, thyme and bay leaf. Cook and stir for about 6 minutes, until the vegetables are softened but not browned.
  • Pour in the chicken broth and water and bring the liquid to a boil. Add in the rice and chicken; season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook on medium-low until the rice is tender, about 25-30 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories366
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 9g 14%
    • Saturated Fat 1g 5%
  • Cholesterol 52mg 18%
  • Sodium 1810mg 76%
  • Potassium 729mg 21%
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g 15%
    • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
    • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 23g 46%

  • Vitamin A 103%
  • Vitamin C 45%
  • Calcium 7%
  • Iron 13%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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Written by Lisa Yarde

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