Cosy Chicken and Rice Soup

Cosy Chicken and Rice Soup 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Cosy Chicken and Rice Soup 150

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 12 oz boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 leek diced
  • 2 ribs celery diced
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 1 Yukon Gold potato peeled and diced
  • 1/2 sweet potato peeled and diced
  • 3 fresh thyme
  • 3 fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup basmati rice rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen peas

Method

In large Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken. Remove and cut into chunks; set aside.

Add leek and celery to pan; cook over medium heat until softened, about 2 minutes. Add carrots, potato, sweet potato, thyme, parsley, salt and pepper; cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes.

Return chicken to pan along with any juices. Stir in broth and 4 cups water; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Stir in rice; cook until vegetables and rice are tender, about 13 minutes. Add peas. Discard thyme and parsley.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 887 mg
  • Protein 25 g
  • Calories 345.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Potassium 625 mg
  • Cholesterol 71 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 43 g

%RDI

  • Iron 17.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 21.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 117.0
  • Vitamin C 27.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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