Quick and Spicy Chicken Rice Soup Recipe
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Quick and Spicy Chicken Rice Soup Recipe

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Arkansas is the top rice-producing state in the country, so this recipe definitely represents our region. I'm a member of the Craighead County Farm Bureau Women's Committee, and one of our main promotions is rice.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, undrained
  • 1 can (11-1/2 ounces) V8 juice
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 210 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 697mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 13g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first nine ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Chicken Rice Soup in Country Extra May 2002, p51

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chrissy8031 User ID: 2966611 93292
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2012

"I put this together on Sunday and we enjoy it all week for lunch. Delicious semi homemade soup!"

Cookie1229 User ID: 4468015 36717
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

"I absolutely LOVE this recipe. I make it just about every week, even in the summer! I've shared this recipe with friends and have given containers of this soup to neighbors & friends, everyone loves it!! Thanks for such a quick,simple & delish soup recipe."

sharivw User ID: 4634266 34786
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2010

"Could not believe how quick and easy it was to make. My two picky eaters loved it!"

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