Chicken Wild Rice Soup Recipe

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Chicken Wild Rice Soup Recipe
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Chicken Wild Rice Soup Recipe

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I'm originally from Minnesota, where wild rice grows in abundance and is very popular in recipes. This soup has been part of our Christmas Eve menu for years. To save time, I cook the chicken and wild rice and cut up the vegetables the day before. —Virginia Montmarquet, Riverside, California
MAKES:
14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:
14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts chicken broth
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine or additional chicken broth
  • 3 cups cooked wild rice
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken

Directions

In a large saucepan, combine the first nine ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
In a soup kettle or Dutch oven, melt butter. stir in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in broth mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Whisk in soup and wine or broth. Add rice and chicken; heat through. Yield: 14 servings (3-1/2 quarts).
Originally published as Chicken Wild Rice Soup in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p75

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 154 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 807mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.

  • 2 quarts chicken broth
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine or additional chicken broth
  • 3 cups cooked wild rice
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first nine ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  2. In a soup kettle or Dutch oven, melt butter. stir in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk in broth mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Whisk in soup and wine or broth. Add rice and chicken; heat through. Yield: 14 servings (3-1/2 quarts).
Originally published as Chicken Wild Rice Soup in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p75

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Kayla User ID: 9311035 277419
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2017

"I wish I could have made this soup the way it is listed but due to picky eaters I had to leave out the mushrooms. Instead I added two cans of cream of mushroom and one can of cream of chicken and blended it. It still turned out really good."

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ccschool User ID: 8891096 274612
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2017

"Delicious! reviews are spot on! I skipped mushrooms and substituted cream of chicken soup and added spinach instead of celery."

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sugarcrystal User ID: 5836839 268032
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2017

"I too am originally from Minnesota & this soup hit the spot! Nothing takes me home quite like a bowl of this soup."

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Kimberly User ID: 9076872 261181
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2017

"This soup was really good! I added some finely shredded Swiss cheese for a little zing! My family loved it!"

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mjlouk User ID: 1712085 261145
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2017

"This was really good! Very good and easy to make!"

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nancydehaan User ID: 8141009 260279
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2017

"This soup was delicious! I made it exactly as the recipe. I made it for my husbands office workers. They said it was better than any soup they have ever had at any restaurant! Its definitely a recipe I will be making again."

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mjflowers User ID: 5877763 259278
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2017

"This was so delicious! It is absolutely comfort food! I used rotisserie chicken and 2 packages pre made uncle bens wild rice, which comes in airtight bags on the rice aisle to speed up process. Turned out fabulous! Whole family loved it, this recipe is a keeper."

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grandmascooking22 User ID: 5357761 258846
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2016

"I love chicken and rice soup and the wild rice in this recipe puts it over the top. I also cooked the rice the day before as it takes longer than regular rice!"

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rena 55 User ID: 1935799 258258
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2016

"I love chicken wild rice soup and this recipe is so delicious. It is comforting and filling. It does take a little while to make, but so worth it!"

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xenazoe User ID: 2694029 257211
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2016

"I made a double batch of this soup, and so happy I did because I have a freezer full of delicious lunches!! I hadn't made wild rice before, and didn't realize how long it takes to cook, but well worth it--I will definitely make this again"

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