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Chicken Wild Rice Chowder Recipe
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Chicken Wild Rice Chowder Recipe

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This is comfort food at it's finest, and perfect for that cold weather hump-day to help get you through the rest of the week.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 cups sliced fresh carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 2-2/3 cups cubed cooked chicken breasts
  • 1 package (8.8 ounces) ready-to-serve long grain and wild rice
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, saute the carrots, onion and celery in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the chicken, rice, cream and pepper; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Wild Rice Chowder in Simple & Delicious January/February 2008, p7

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Reviewed Jan. 9, 2015

"Excellent recipe I use everytime I make a turkey. I make home made turkey broth using the carcas and leftover turkey meat in this recipe. I also, per others suggestions, add potatoes, use a whole onion, uncle ben's wild grain ready rice, and double the recipe. IT IS EXCELLENT and always a hit in my family, after cooking I put the left overs in a casserole dish and bake to reheat, even better the next day!!"

Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

"The whole family loved it. Excellent flavor. Definitley will make it again."

Reviewed Oct. 25, 2012

"This is my husband's favorite soup recipe. I lighten things up by using Fat Free Half and Half. I also add 2-3 cloves of garlic to the veggies when I saute them. I also like to add potatoes to make it more hardy. I almost ALWAYS double this recipe."

Reviewed Nov. 18, 2011

"BEST soup recipe to date. I used chicken stock instead of broth and I used Uncle Bens ready long grain / wild rice. I also bought a cooked chicken from Sams and used the breast meat....quick and easy. I made it tonite for the 3rd time this month"

Reviewed Feb. 7, 2011

"Very good. I used some cooked white rice (1 cup) instead of the wild rice and it was yummy. Will definitely make it again!"

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