Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
"Creamy chicken soup that's perfect for a cold winter day!"Serves 8 | Prep Time 5 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes
Why I Love This Recipe
Creamy chicken and wild rice soup is the perfect meal for a family on a cold night!
Ingredients You'll Need
4 cups chicken broth
2 cups water
2 cooked, boneless chicken breast halves, shredded
1 (4.5 ounce) package quick cooking long grain and wild rice with seasoning packet
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
¾ cup all-purpose flour
½ cup butter
2 cups heavy cream
1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine broth, water and chicken. Bring just to boiling, then stir in rice, reserving seasoning packet. Cover and remove from heat.
2. In a small bowl, combine salt, pepper and flour. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in contents of seasoning packet until mixture is bubbly. Reduce heat to low, then stir in flour mixture by tablespoons, to form a roux. Whisk in cream, a little at a time, until fully incorporated and smooth. Cook until thickened, 5 minutes.
3. Stir cream mixture into broth and rice. Cook over medium heat until heated through, 10 to 15 minutes.
Pairs Well With
This soup would go great with a warm begat!