Chicken Soup: Chicken and Rice Soup

posted by breezy 5050 09-01-100 9:53 AM

Chicken and Rice Soup

10 cups of chicken broth
1 medium onion chopped
1 cup celery
1 cup sliced carrots or whole baby carrots
1/4 cup fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 bay leaf
1 1/2 cups chicken cubes
2 cups cooked rice or you can add "minute type" rice during last 10 minutes of cooking
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
lime slice for garnish (optional)

Combine broth, onion, celery, carrots, parsley, pepper, thyme, and bay leaf, in Dutch oven.
Bring to a boil, stir and reduce to simmer, cook uncovered for 15 minutes. Add chicken, simmer for 20 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaf. Stir in rice and lime juice just before serving. Garnish with chopped parsley and lime slice.

Makes 8 servings

recipe courtesy of: The USA Rice Counsel

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