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Chicken and Rice Soup

recipes with chicken and rice soup

This chicken and rice soup is perfect for a cold day and makes as great weeknight meal.
Recipes with chicken and rice soup it is a family favorite recipe to have a hot meal in the cold days.
It the soup is full of vegetables, chicken, and rice. And the fresh thyme adds great flavor too.



  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 quarts chicken stock or broth, we use low sodium
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup long grain white rice, uncooked
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken, can use rotisserie chicken
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Place a large pot over medium heat and add olive oil.
  2. Add carrots, onions, celery, garlic, thyme and bay leaf.
  3. Cook with stir for about 6 minutes, until vegetables are softened but not browning.
  4. Pour the chicken broth and water and bring the liquid to a boil.
  5. Add rice and chicken. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Cook on medium-low heat until rice is tender, about 25-30 minutes.
  7. Her feet are warm.