Creamy Confetti Chicken Soup Recipe: Is It Worth All the Hype? by Donna John


Creamy Confetti Chicken Soup Recipe: Is It Worth All the Hype?

An online soup group that I'm a member of was going nuts over a confetti chicken soup recipe. With more than 600 comments, I had to know why all the fuss over this slow-cooker chicken soup recipe. The comments ranged from that the soup was easy, delicious, used pantry ingredients, was rich and creamy, was a family tradition and was the perfect cold-weather soup for busy days. Sold!

To make this creamy chicken soup you will need boneless chicken thighs, a box of chicken and herb flavored rice, chicken broth, carrots, a can of cream of chicken soup, chicken seasoning, frozen corn and frozen peas. The soup cooks in the slow cooker while you do other things. All you need to do 30 minutes before dinner is add the frozen vegetables

Another comment on this soup recipe was to use an immersion blender to blend the ingredients into a more pureed soup, which is why it's called "confetti" chicken soup. Interesting! Serve this comforting, easy chicken soup for lunch or dinner with hot bread or a fresh salad.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 1/2 to 9 hours
Total Time: 9 hours and 10 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into thin strips
  • 1 box (6 ounces) chicken and herb flavored rice mix
  • 3 cans (14 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 1 can (10 ounces) cream of chicken soup
  • 1 1/2 - 2 tablespoons chicken seasoning
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen green peas, thawed

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Recipe Notes

  • To reduce the sodium in this soup, use the healthier version of cream of chicken soup, low- or no-salt chicken seasoning and low-sodium chicken broth.
  • There are so many different chicken seasoning spice blends on the market. Use your favorite. 
  • You could use fresh peas and corn instead of frozen.
  • Boneless chicken breasts could be used instead of thighs, though thighs do stay more moist.

Here's how to make it:

  1. Put the chicken, rice, chicken broth, carrots, cream of chicken soup, chicken seasoning and water into a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 9 hours.
  2. Turn the slow cooker to high. Add the corn and peas. Cover and cook for another 30 minutes. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 514

Total Fat: 12.3g

Saturated Fat: 4.5g

Cholesterol: 175mg

Sodium: 499mg

Total Carbohydrate: 27.6g

Dietary Fiber: 3.1g

Total Sugars: 4.3g

Protein: 71.3g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 50mg

Iron: 3mg

Potassium: 278mg

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Cassiday
Have not heard of this but am intrigued
Elisa Schmitz
Oooh, some creamy comfort food soup that looks like it's definitely worth trying. Thanks for sharing this find, Donna John !
Tex
That looks wonderful ..may need to make for my meat eating friends. Thank you for the recipe
Donna John
Hope you enjoy it! It's definitely soup weather.

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