Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Prep:
25 mins
Cooking:
15 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Yields:
6 servings

This hearty chicken and wild rice soup is a wonderful addition to your dinner any time of the year.

Ingredients

  • 1 box (6 oz.) long grain and wild rice mix, prepared according to package directions
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 (about 8 oz. total) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, chopped
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 1/4 cups (1 medium) chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 3/4 cups chicken broth, (two 14 1/2-oz. cans)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) * NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • Green onions, and toasted slivered almonds (optional)

Directions

HEAT vegetable oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add chicken, mushrooms, onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender and chicken is no longer pink.

ADD rice, broth, tarragon, thyme, salt and pepper; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Combine small amount of evaporated milk and cornstarch in small bowl; stir until smooth. Add to saucepan with remaining evaporated milk and wine. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until soup is thickened. Garnish with green onions and almonds.

* NOTE: For a lower-fat version of this recipe, substitute NESTLÉ CARNATION Evaporated Lowfat Milk for Evaporated Milk.

Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/6 servings of recipe
  • Calories 270
  • Calories from Fat 60

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 7g 11%
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g 17%
  • Cholesterol 30mg 10%
  • Sodium 1040mg 43%
  • Carbohydrates 29g 10%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 14g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 10%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 10%

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