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One-Pot Chicken and Rice Soup
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One-Pot Chicken and Rice Soup

Chicken and rice soup is a comforting and delicious one-pot meal that the whole family will love! One-Pot Chicken and Rice Soup
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: One-Pot Chicken and Rice Soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 351kcal
Author: Luda huang


  • pot


  • 2 bone-in chicken breasts skin removed
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 2 celery ribs diced small
  • 2 medium carrots peeled and diced small
  • 1 onion diced small
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt plus more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 quarts unsalted or low-sodium chicken stock
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon about 3 tablespoons
  • Chopped fresh parsley for serving


  • Combine the chicken, white rice, celery, carrots, onions, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large pot. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Bring the soup to a boil and then turn the heat to medium-low.
  • Continue to simmer until the rice and vegetables are tender, about 25 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from pot and shred. back to the pot.
  • Stir the lemon juice into to the soup, and taste. The soup should taste rich, barely salty, and with just a hint of lemon. Add more salt or lemon juice as needed until it tastes good to you.
  • sprinkle with some parsley for serving.


Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 665mg | Potassium: 390mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5170IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg