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Kentucky Homestead Chicken and Rice Soup

This is a thick and homey chicken and rice soup with classic poultry herbs for delicious flavor.

Chicken & Rice Soup Mix Ingredients:

Jasmine Rice, Carrot, Celery, Onion, Spinach, Scallion, and Spices No added Salt, Perservatives, or MSG. 

You Will Also Need: 

  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 12 ounce chicken breast, cut up (2 cups)
  • 3 stalks celery, sliced, or 1 bulb fennel, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt & pepper to taste

Here's What You Do: 

  1. In a 3 or 4-quart pot bring broth to a simmer.
  2. Add contents of Kentucky Homestead Chicken and Rice Soup Mix and chicken.
  3. Simmer covered on low for 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in chopped celery or fennel, and lemon juice.
  5. Cover and simmer on low 10 minutes and serve.

New Nutrition Tips:

  • To boost vegetables, add 1 cup chopped leeks with soup mix and/or add 1 cup chopped fresh green beans in final 5 minutes of cooking.
  • To boost whole grains, add 1/2 cup quick-cooking brown rice or 1/2 cup whole grain quinoa and 1 cup water with soup mix.
  • To cut saturated fat, remove any skin from chicken breast. 
  • To cut sodium prepare with low sodium broth. To cut sodium further, substitute water for half of the broth.

Inventive Variations:

Easy preparation of delicious bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts:

  1. Place chicken into 3 or 4-quart pot with cold water to cover.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Turn off heat, allow pot to cool 30 minutes or longer.
  4. Remove chicken from water.
  5. Pull the breast meat off the bone, discarding the bones and skin.
  6. Using two forks, shred the breast meat into bite size pieces.

Soup will be thick and hearty. Save a cup of your chicken cooking water to add to soup, if desired.

Want your soup in a hurry? Pick up a roasted chicken at your local market or about 12 ounces of packaged roast chicken strips, and shred breast meat for soup.

Kentucky Homestead Chicken & Rice Soup


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: About 1/4 cup (18g)
Prepared Serving Size: About 1 Cup
Serving Per Container: About 8

Amount per Serving Mix Prepared
Calories 60 170
   Calories from Fat 5 25

% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g* 0%% 15%%
   Saturated Fat 0g 0% 5%
   Trans Fat 0
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 13%
Sodium 45mg 2% 29%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 4% 5%
   Dietary Fiber 1g 4% 8%
   Sugars 2g
Protein 2g

Vitamin A 25% 30%
Vitamin C 20% 25%
Calcium 6% 8%
Iron 10% 15%
*Amount in Mix.
**Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  Calories: 2,000 2,500

Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
 Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate   300g 375g
 Dietary Fiber   25g 30g

Calories per gram: Fat 9 Carbohydrate 4 Protein 4