Chicken Wild Rice Soup is the ultimate comfort food! It’s rich as well as creamy, total of tender veggies, herbed chicken, as well as hearty wild rice. Don’t forget the crusty staff of life for dunking!
This recipe was originally published inwards Feb of 2018. I but updated it amongst novel photos – the recipe has non changed.
I cannot larn through the autumn or wintertime (or spring) without eating my agency through multiple batches of this Chicken Wild Rice Soup. It’s SO good. Get yourself or thus crusty staff of life for dunking, as well as it’s the ultimate comfort nutrient situation. Homemade soup is non super difficult to brand at all – hope yous tin handgrip this!
How to Make Homemade Chicken Wild Rice Soup:
First, saute your chopped carrots, celery, as well as onion amongst plenty of spices inwards or thus hot, sizzly buttah. Yes, that’s correct – I said this soup was the ultimate comfort nutrient didn’t I?
Next, stir inwards the flour as well as and thus gradually whisk inwards the heavy cream. This is immediately the “roux” – it’s what allows the soup to thicken upwards to that overnice creamy, rich texture nosotros all love! I know it looks weird (the photograph on the right) but but trust.
Next, tardily add together this mixture to a pot that has our cooked chicken, wild rice, as well as broth. Whisk spell yous add together it as well as spotter the soup thicken up! Simmer to gear upwards the wild rice, as well as you’re done! See how like shooting fish in a barrel that was? Oh – i other pro tip – occupation fresh herbs if possible inwards this soup! It adds an extra punch of flavor.
This soup is thus skillful for the somebody – warm, creamy, comforting as well as it pairs perfectly amongst a hunk of crusty bread. Did I holler that earlier? Well, but making certain yous don’t forget the staff of life – the whole dunking province of affairs hither is pretty perfect.
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Chicken Wild Rice Soup
Creamy, rich soup total of herb spiced chicken, hearty wild rice, as well as tender veggies. The ultimate comfort food!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
+ ii TBS all-purpose flour
stalks celery, chopped
yellow onion, diced
salt & pepper, to taste
Prepare the Chicken: Boil chicken inwards a pot of salted H2O on the stove for well-nigh xv minutes, or until done. (The fourth dimension volition depend on the size of your chicken breasts - cutting them into large chunks for faster cooking.) Once done, allow residue for a few minutes (otherwise the chicken volition but shred) as well as cutting into bite-sized pieces.
Add to a large pot amongst the broth. Bring to a boil, as well as thus stir inwards the rice. Add tabular array salt + pepper to taste, as well as thus comprehend the pot as well as take from heat.
Prepare the Veggies: Melt the butter inwards or thus other saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic, onion, celery, carrots, as well as spices as well as gear upwards until the vegetables showtime to soften. Add the flour gradually, spell whisking constantly, to cast a roux. Continue whisking the mixture spell cooking it for or thus other v minutes - to gear upwards out whatsoever raw flour taste. Slowly whisk inwards the cream, as well as proceed whisking until the mixture is smoothen (it may non locomote super smoothen - run across photograph higher upwards - it's fine if the butter separates some!).
Cook a few to a greater extent than minutes, to thicken as well as to soften the vegetables a fleck more, if needed (taste them as well as run across if they're tender plenty for you).
Finish the Soup: Slowly whisk this mixture into the large pot amongst the broth, rice, as well as chicken. Cook over medium oestrus until everything is warmed through as well as until the rice is done.
Serve + Store: Serve amongst crusty staff of life - YUM! Store leftovers inwards an airtight container inwards the refrigerator for upwards to 1 week.
Note: If yous prefer a slightly less thick soup, swap out or thus of the heavy cream for milk. Or, hold all the heavy cream as well as stir or thus milk inwards at the end, when everything is combined inwards the same pot.
Note: To Make this inwards the Crock Pot - Add all ingredients EXCEPT the flour, butter, as well as heavy cream to the ho-hum cooker. I similar to rub the raw chicken breasts amongst a trivial extra of the spices called for inwards the recipe. Cook on depression 5-8 hours. Check it at the 5-6 lx minutes grade - the chicken volition probable locomote done, but banking venture friction match that the veggies are tender plenty for yous as well as that the rice is done (taste it to run across if it's cooked).
Once done, take the chicken breasts as well as exit the crock pot on warm. Let the chicken breasts residue before yous piece them thus they don't completely shred to pieces. (I prefer chunks non shredded chicken). While the chicken rests, melt the butter inwards a saucepan over medium heat. Add the flour as well as whisk until totally combined - allow gear upwards (it volition locomote bubbling quite a bit) for 1 minute. Stir inwards the heavy cream slowly, whisking constantly to hold the mixture smooth. Add to the crock pot as well as stir it in. Cut upwards the chicken as well as provide it to the crock pot. Taste as well as add together to a greater extent than seasoning if desired. To thicken the soup upwards to a greater extent than (if desired) stir together ii TBSP flour amongst ii TBSP of the soup liquid inwards a pocket-sized bowl until the flour is dissolved. Add to the crockpot as well as stir in.