Southern Chicken rice soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 181.6
  • Total Fat: 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 78.9 mg
  • Sodium: 899.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 32.5 g

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Number of Servings: 10


    3 pounds chicken breast
    10 cups water
    2 t. salt
    1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
    1/2 c. chopped onion
    1/2 c. chopped carrots
    1/2 c. chopped celery
    1/2 c. sliced okra
    1 14.5 oz. can stewed tomatoes
    1 T. chopped green chilies
    1 garlic clove, minced
    1.5 t. chili powder
    1 t. salt
    .5 t. lemon-pepper seasoning
    .5 t. paprika
    .5 t. garlic powder
    pinch of cayenne pepper, thyme, ground cumin


Place chicken, water and salt in a soup kettle. Slowly bring to a boil, skim foam. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45-60 minutes or until chicken is tender. Remove chicken. Cool and chop into bite-size pieces. Skim fat from broth. Add rice, vegetables and seasonings. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 30 minutes. Add chicken. Simmer for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CLARKSAR.