Categories: Recipe

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup uncooked wild rice blend
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery (3 ribs)
  • 7 Tbsp butter
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced (1 1/2 tsp)
  • 4 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp of each dried thyme, marjoram, sage and rosemary (or 1 tsp fresh, minced of any)
  • Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts halves
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp lemon zest

Instructions

  • Prepare rice according to directions listed on package.
  • Halfway through the rice cooking, in a separate large pot, melt 1 Tbsp butter over medium heat. Add onion, carrots and celery and saute 4 minutes, add garlic and saute 30 seconds longer.
  • Add chicken broth, thyme, marjoram, sage, rosemary and season with salt and black pepper to taste. Increase heat to medium-high, add chicken and bring mixture to a boil.
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  • Cover pot with lid, reduce to medium-low heat and allow mixture to simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 12 – 16 minutes.
  • Remove chicken and set aside on cutting board to cool 5 minutes then shred into small bite size pieces. Leave soup covered over warm heat.
  • Meanwhile in a separate medium saucepan, melt remaining 6 Tbsp butter over medium heat. Add flour and cook 1 1/2 minutes, whisking constantly.
  • Then while whisking vigorously, slowly pour milk into butter/flour mixture. Whisk in heavy cream. Cook mixture, stirring constantly until it thickens.
  • Add milk mixture to soup mixture in pot along with shredded chicken, cooked rice, and lemon zest. Stir well and remove from heat.
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  • Let soup cool slightly and serve.
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