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Quick and Spicy Chicken Rice Soup Recipe

Quick and Spicy Chicken Rice Soup Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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