Easy Amish Creamy Chicken & Rice Soup Recipe Hits the Spot by 30Seconds Food

Easy Amish Creamy Chicken & Rice Soup Recipe Hits the Spot

It's soup season! There may be nothing more comforting than a bowl of chicken and rice soup. In this simple Amish recipe, chicken and rice are cooked in a creamy broth for a comforting, satisfying, warming dinner.

The simple Pennsylvania Dutch soup recipe is made with celery, onion, a wild rice blend, chicken bouillon granules, chicken broth, butter, flour, shredded cooked chicken and milk. The soup gently simmers on the stovetop for about an hour before it is ready to be ladled into soup bowls and served.

This easy, creamy Amish chicken and rice soup recipe hits the spot on a cool night with a big hunk of crusty bread on the side. Try this four-ingredient no-knead French bread, traditional Amish white bread or three-ingredient artisan bread.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 
Total Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Servings: 8


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Recipe Notes

  • Store the soup in an airtight container for up to three days in the refrigerator.
  • You can use rotisserie chicken in this recipe if you don't have leftover chicken.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put the celery, onion, rice, bouillon, broth and water into a large soup pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and cook for about 30 minutes or until the rice has absorbed almost all the liquid. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepot. Whisk in the flour and cook for about 1 minute, stirring. Slowly pour in 4 cups of the milk and whisk until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Pour the mixture into the rice. Stir.
  3. Pour in the remaining 2 cups of milk. Simmer gently about 30 minutes, stirring often. Season with salt and pepper. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 572

Total Fat: 29.2g

Saturated Fat: 17.3g

Cholesterol: 103mg

Sodium: 459mg

Total Carbohydrate: 56.1g

Dietary Fiber: 2.6g

Total Sugars: 9.2g

Protein: 21.6g

Vitamin D: 17mcg

Calcium: 258mg

Iron: 2mg

Potassium: 399mg

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Elisa Schmitz
There's nothing we need more right now than a bowl full of comfort. Thanks for the delicious soup recipe!
Liliana Prado Porras
Can you make this recipe vegan or vegetarian, please?
Elisa Schmitz
Hi Liliana Prado Porras , you could use vegetable broth and bouillon instead of chicken broth and bouillon, and you could omit the chicken and add more vegetables (carrots, broccoli, etc) instead. Let us know how it turns out for you! Here's a link to vegetarian soup ideas: 30seconds.com/search/vegetaria...
Kevin A
Why not use minnesota wild rice... Much healthier than a blend or brown rice. wild rice dot com

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