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Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Chicken Wild Rice Soup is a delicious hearty soup filled with tons of veggies. The soup is creamy, comforting, and flavorful. Thanks to the secret ingredient this soup is not your normal chicken wild rice soup. It’s a must try!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken soup, chicken wild rice soup, creamy soup, wild rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 598 kcal


  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 3 celery stalks chopped
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ½ teaspoon celery seeds
  • 2 tablespoons thyme fresh - chopped
  • 8 oz mushrooms sliced - cremini
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 lb chicken cooked - 2 cups
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon Better than Bouillon brand
  • 6 cups chicken broth homemade
  • 1 cup rice rice blend
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  1. Add 2 tablespoons of butter to a soup pot over medium heat. Add carrots, celery, garlic, onion, mushrooms, celery seeds, and thyme. Then add salt and pepper.

  2. Cook stirring occasionally for about 8 minutes, until the vegetables begin to soften.
  3. Add the rice to the pot and cook for 3 minutes. Then gradually stir in the chicken broth.
  4. Bring to a boil, then simmer over low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 30 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Add the chicken and simmer for about 10-15 minutes until the rice is tender.
  6. Add heavy cream and season with more salt to taste if need be, stir until well incorporated. Voila! Soup is ready to be served.

Recipe Notes

  1. For the chicken bouillon I used "Better Than Bouillon" brand. 
  2. For the salt adjust depending on the bouillon brand you use. Some bouillon brands are very salty. 
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Wild Rice Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 598 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 137mg46%
Sodium 2604mg113%
Potassium 812mg23%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 6400IU128%
Vitamin C 36mg44%
Calcium 122mg12%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.